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Jalapeño and Cucumber Refresco

Jalapeño and Cucumber Refresco

Jalapeño and Cucumber Refresco is a sparkling soda that is refreshing and spicy thanks to fresh cucumber, jalapeño and lime.


Ingredients
1
cup
water
1
cup
sugar
1
cup
unpeeled cucumber, chopped
2
fresh jalapeño, chopped with seeds
2
limes, halved
1
liter
club soda or sparkling mineral water
*
jalapeño and cucumber for garnish
Directions
Place the water and sugar in a 1 quart saucepan. Add the chopped cucumber and jalapeños, and bring to a boil. Lower to medium flame and simmer 2-3 minutes.
Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. Strain out the cucumber and jalapeños, reserving the syrup and discarding the vegetables.
Fill an 8 ounce glass with ice cubes. Squeeze 1/2 of lime’s juice into glass. Pour 1/4 of syrup into glass and then fill with club soda or sparkling water.
Stir the with a tall spoon and garnish with jalapeños and cucumber.

The base number of servings for this recipe is 4
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Categories 

Drinks

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