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    Mean Green Cucumber Juice

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    JanuaryBride's Note:

    A Jamaican recipe made by Sunny Anderson on Cooking for Real. Some reviewers on another website recommend adding a twist of lime at the end and decreasing the amount of sugar from 2 cups down to 1 cup (but I will leave those choices up to you). Sunny also said that she has added vodka to this beautiful, bright green juice for a wonderful adult cocktail.

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    Serves: 8



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    1. 1
      Peel the cucumbers, placing the peels in the blender for later use.
    2. 2
      Grate cucumber flesh.
    3. 3
      In a medium saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil.
    4. 4
      When sugar dissolves, add the grated cucumber and simmer until cucumber is tender, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool slightly.
    5. 5
      In a blender, puree reserved cucumber peel and cucumber syrup until smooth.
    6. 6
      Line a strainer with cheese cloth over a bowl. Strain cucumber mixture.
    7. 7
      Gather cheesecloth in 1 hand to squeeze out all of the juice.
    8. 8
      Chill until cool, about 1 hour.
    9. 9
      Serve in glasses over crushed ice.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 22, 2010


      Another winner from the fabulous January Bride. I always enjoy your drinks and this unique one certainly does not disappoint. Beautiful bold color, refreshing, tart and tangy drink. I loved it. Made exactly as written, only change was to use club soda instead of water, (personal preference only). Thanks for sharing JB, I will be making this again. Made for Aussie Swap #39. :)

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    • on June 01, 2009


      Followed the recipe exactly, but left out the peels and vodka, as I can't eat them. This was a nice and refreshing juice, but I actually prefered it after the ice had melted a bit and thinned it out. Next time I will mix with soda water to thin it out. Thanks so much for sharing! Made for ZWT5 Groovy GastroGnomes.

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    • on May 08, 2012


      This drink is so simple to make and oh so refreshing!! It was a huge hit with my family and I will definitely make it over and over again!

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    Nutritional Facts for Mean Green Cucumber Juice

    Serving Size: 1 (161 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 83.8
    Calories from Fat 0
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 3.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 21.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 19.9 g
    Protein 0.4 g

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