Jalapeño and Cucumber Refresco

    Jalapeño and Cucumber Refresco
    Melissa Guerra

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

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    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
    Step 1
    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.
    Step 2
    Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. Strain out the cucumber and jalapeños, reserving the syrup and discarding the vegetables.
    Step 3
    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.
    Step 4
    Stir the with a tall spoon and garnish with jalapeños and cucumber.

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 
    1 drink
    Serving Per Recipe: 
    4
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    10 mins
    Prep Time: 
    5 mins
    Cook Time: 
    5 mins
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