Recipe courtesy of
Mean Green Cucumber Juice
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
1 quart
Level:
Easy
Healthy
Total:
1 hr 25 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
1 quart
Level:
Easy
Healthy

Ingredients

  • 2 English cucumbers
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups water

Directions

Special equipment: cheesecloth

Peel the cucumbers, saving the peels. Grate cucumber flesh on a box grater. In a medium saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil. When sugar dissolves, add the grated cucumber and simmer until cucumber is tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.

In a blender, puree reserved cucumber peel and cucumber syrup until smooth. Line a strainer with cheese cloth over a bowl. Strain cucumber mixture. Gather cheesecloth in 1 hand to squeeze out all of the juice. Chill until cool, about 1 hour. Serve in glasses over ice.

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