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

Sylvia Fountaine
Source:, July 2018


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

11.6 calories; protein 0.3g 1% DV; carbohydrates 3.2g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 1.1g 4% DV; sugars 1.2g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; vitamin a iu 188.8IU 4% DV; vitamin c 9.4mg 16% DV; folate 6.3mcg 2% DV; calcium 19.5mg 2% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 6.7mg 2% DV; potassium 91mg 3% DV; sodium 1.8mg; thiaminmg 1% DV.