Mean Green Cucumber Juice

Recipe by jenne
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 quart
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel the cucumbers, placing the peels in the blender for later use.
  • Grate cucumber flesh.
  • 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 crushed ice.
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