Cucumber-Lemonade Spritzers

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Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 16.7 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 9 mg
Calcium 22 mg

Ingredients

3/4 cup water
6 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/2 cups diced peeled cucumber
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
2 cups sparkling water, chilled
1 small cucumber, cut lengthwise into 4 spears (optional)

Preparation

Combine 3/4 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool.

Place sugar mixture, diced cucumber, lemon juice, and ginger in a blender; process until smooth. Cover and chill.

Combine cucumber mixture and sparkling water in a pitcher; stir gently with a whisk until blended. Serve over ice; garnish each glass with a cucumber spear, if desired.

Note:

June 1997
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