Lime and Cucumberita

Lime and Cucumberita

Lime and Cucumberita

I found this recipe on Diabetic Living Online.

Lime and Cucumberita Recipe

Lime and Cucumberita

½ cup chopped English cucumber

1 ½ oz. (3 Tbsp.) premium tequila

1 oz. (2 Tbsp.) Triple Sec

¾ tsp. finely shredded lime peel

1 Tbsp. lime juice

1 ½ tsp. sugar or sugar substitute equivalent to 1 ½ tsp. sugar


Lime juice

Coarse salt

Thin slice of lime

In a blender combine cucumber, tequila, Triple Sec, lime peel, 1 tablespoon lime juice, and the sugar or sugar substitute; add about 1 cup of ice.  Cover and blend until cucumber and ice are thoroughly blended and crushed.  If desired, rim a margarita glass with additional lime juice and dip rim in coarse salt.  Pour blended mixture into a margarita glass.  If desired, garnish with thin lime slice.

Nonalcoholic Lime and Cucumberita:  Prepare as directed, except omit the tequila and Triple Sec and ADD ½ cup lemon-lime carbonated beverage and ¼ cup orange juice.

(Recipe for Lime and Cucumberita was on Diabetic Living Online, 2/13/13)


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