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Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink

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Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink

Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink - This punch improves your mood and flatters the hips!

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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
125
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

The refreshing and aromatic mix lifts your spirits and contains 65 percent of your daily vitamin C requirement. 

You can always double the recipe if you are in a bigger group. This drink is great for parties and other gatherings. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie125 kcal(6 %)
Protein2 g(2 %)
Fat1 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates22 g(15 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage1 g(3 %)
Vitamin A0.1 mg(13 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.7 mg(6 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin1 mg(8 %)
Vitamin B₆0.1 mg(7 %)
Folate49 μg(16 %)
Pantothenic acid0.8 mg(13 %)
Biotin1.5 μg(3 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C64 mg(67 %)
Potassium525 mg(13 %)
Calcium97 mg(10 %)
Magnesium49 mg(16 %)
Iron1.7 mg(11 %)
Iodine7 μg(4 %)
Zinc0.6 mg(8 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.2 g
Uric acid43 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
2
Ingredients
2 sprigs
2
1
1
large Lemon
¾ cup
sparkling Mineral water (chilled)
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 deep bowl, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Immersion blender, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Punch bowl (or pitcher)

Preparation steps

1.
Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink preparation step 1

Rinse mint, shake dry, pluck leaves and cut into strips.

2.
Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink preparation step 2

Squeeze out juice from the grapefruits. Pour the juice into a tall vessel.

3.
Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink preparation step 3

Rinse cucumber thoroughly and wipe dry. Cut a small piece (approximately 2 inches) into thin slices.

4.
Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink preparation step 4

Halve remaining cucumber lengthwise, remove seeds with a teaspoon, cut flesh into cubes and add to vessel. 

5.
Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink preparation step 5

Rinse lemon in hot water and wipe dry. Cut 1/3 of the lemon into thin slices. Squeeze out juice from remaining lemon and add to the vessel. 

6.
Grapefruit Cucumber Mint Sparkling Drink preparation step 6

Puree cucumber mixture with an immersion blender until smooth. Pour into a punch bowl or pitcher and top with mineral water. Stir to combine, garnish with cucumber slices, lemon slices and mint and serve immediately.