Cucumber-Melon & Mint Refresher

Treat yourself and your guests to a refreshing homemade beverage everyone will enjoy to the last sip.

Serves: 6Prep: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber, peeled and chopped, plus 6 long, thin strips
  • 1⁄4 cup mint leaves
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons Kroger® Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 cans (12 oz. each) Simple Truth Organic™ Cucumber Melon Seltzer Water
  • 12 honeydew or cantaloupe melon balls

Directions

  • Blend chopped cucumber, mint, water, lemon juice and sugar in a blender until smooth. Refrigerate cucumber puree along with cucumber strips until ready to use.
  • Line inside of pint glass with a strip of cucumber. (Tip: Use a vegetable peeler to make thin, flexible strips.) Fill with ice, add 2 to 4 tablespoons of cucumber puree, top with 1 can seltzer water; stir gently to combine. Garnish with a toothpick skewering 2 melon balls.
  • Refrigerate extra cucumber puree, cucumber strips and melon balls up to 3 days.