I love this recipe for cucumber water because it has such a refreshing flavor. Its especially nice in the summer and I like to leave a pitcher of it in my fridge through the season.
- 1 cucumber, sliced and unpeeled + 6-7 cucumber slices for decoration
- 1 1/2 to 2 liters of water
- 3 mint sprigs + 2 mint sprigs for decoration *optional
- Half a lemon, sliced and unpeeled *optional
- Ice cubes
In a pitcher, mix the water, cucumber, 3 mint sprigs and lemon. Let it rest on the fridge for 24 hours. If you prepare the water at the last minute, cut the first cucumber in three or four pieces. Then, squeeze the cucumber pieces to release all the juice.
Before serving remove the cucumber slices used to flavor the water. Then stir with a wooden spoon, add some ice cubes, 6 or 7 fresh cucumber slices and the remaining 2 mint sprigs. Enjoy this refreshing drink.