As a die hard lover of tequila, I can say that this is hands down my favorite tequila drink. And I do NOT say that lightly. I made these for a dinner party at a friend's house and we couldn't get enough of them. They are delicious and refreshing.
Cucumber-Mint Tequila Tonic
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
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.
Yield: Serves 6 (serving size: about 1/3 cup)
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 114
- Fat: 0.0g
- Sodium: 45mg
- 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
- 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 featured in: Cooking Light, May 2012
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