Cucumber Mint Spritzer
Cucumber Mint Spritzer might be just the beverage you are searching for. One portion of this dish contains approximately 1g of protein, 0g of fat, and It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegan diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 20 minutes.
Thinly slice 1/4 of the cucumber and set aside.
Cut the remaining cucumber and put into the bowl of a food processor and whirl with 1/4 cup water until well blended, about 2 minutes.
Pour into a strainer set over a bowl.
Let sit 10 minutes to drain, occasionally pressing with the back of a spoon to push liquid through; discard solids.
Put cucumber juice, reserved slices, mint, simple syrup, orange and lime juices, and orange blossom water into a container to chill, at least 30 minutes or up to 1 day ahead.
When ready to serve, add ice and top with club soda.
*This adds a nice citrusy fragrance. Find it at Middle Eastern or well-stocked beverage stores.