Cucumber-Jalapeño Agua Fresca

Here’s another refreshing Agua Fresca recipe, adding to the collection of cool drinks including previously posted: Horchata and Honeydew Lemongrass Agua Fresca.

If you like cucumber, you will love this drink!

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  • 2 1/4 cups water, divided
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 jalapeño pepper, seeded, to taste
  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • Ice, for serving


  • Combine 1/4 cup water and sugar in a saucepan; simmer for 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and add mint and jalapeño. Cover and steep for 15 minutes; strain.
  • Blend together cucumbers, lime juice and remaining water. Add sugar syrup, to taste. Strain and serve over ice.

Thanks PCC Natural Markets for the inspiration!


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