Cucumbers and mint pair delightfully in this refreshing spritzer that's perfect for a summer afternoon on the porch. Source:, July 2018

Sylvia Fountaine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Slice cucumbers into thin ribbons or disks using a mandoline or vegetable peeler. Place in a pitcher. Add mint leaves and gently muddle. Squeeze juice from 1 1/2 lemons (or limes) into the pitcher, reserving the other half for garnish. Stir in seltzer. Serve over ice, garnished with mint sprigs and lemon (or lime) slices, if desired.


Nutrition Facts

12 calories; 0.1 g total fat; 2 mg sodium. 91 mg potassium; 3.2 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 0.3 g protein; 189 IU vitamin a iu; 9 mg vitamin c; 6 mcg folate; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 7 mg magnesium;