Limeade with Cucumber and Ginger

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 6 servings
  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook 0 mins

Surprisingly refreshing, this summery sip is healthful and delicious.

ginger limeade
Mark Boughton

To grate the ginger, cut off the skin with a knife or scrape it off with a spoon. Then grate using the small holes on a grater.

Ingredients

3 cups chopped, seeded, peeled cucumbers
1 -- (6-ounce) can frozen limeade concentrate, thawed
2 teaspoons peeled and grated fresh ginger
2 1/2 cups cold club soda
-- Lime wedges and cucumber slices, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Combine cucumber, limeade and ginger in a blender or food processor. Cover and process until cucumber is puréed. Taste for sweetening. Combine cucumber mixture and club soda in a small pitcher. Serve with lime wedges and cucumber slices. Makes 5 1/2 cups. 

Recipe adapted from All New Square Foot Gardening Cookbook, by Mel Bartholomew (Cool Springs Press, 2009).

 

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