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Cucumber-Mint Tequila Tonic

Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: about 1/3 cup)
Cucumber-Mint Tequila Tonic is the perfect warm weather cocktail. Made with fresh mint and cilantro leaves and chopped cucumber, it's refreshing and fabulous.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups chopped English cucumber
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves
  • 1/3 cup agave nectar
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 lime, sectioned and juiced
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/2 cup tequila blanco
  • 3/4 cup chilled tonic water

Nutrition Information

  • calories 114
  • fat 0.0 g
  • sodium 45 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a food processor; pulse until smooth. Scrape mixture into a bowl; stir in tequila. Chill. Strain. Stir in tonic water. Serve over ice.

Also appeared in: Cooking Light, May, 2012;