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Cucumber Gimlet

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  • 2½ cup thinly sliced cucumber, plus more for garnish
  • 4½ cup gin
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup mint leaves, lightly packed plus more for garnish
  • 2¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 slice lime and/or cucumber, as garnish
Servings: 10

  1. Steep 2 ½ cups cucumber slices in 4 ½ cups gin, covered and chilled for at least 8 hours and up to 4 days. Strain; store indefinitely in the refrigerator. Heat 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water over medium-high heat, stirring until dissolved. Add 1 cup mint leaves; remove from heat. Cover; steep 30 minutes to 1 hour. Strain; discard mint. Refrigerate up to 2 months. In a 2‑quart pitcher, stir gin, simple syrup and lime juice. Refrigerate. To serve, pour individual servings into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake vigorously, and strain into an ice-filled double old-fashioned glass. Garnish with cucumber and/or lime slices and mint. Repeat for additional cocktails.    

Estimated Nutrient Breakdown:

Calories: 3,542.23
Weight: 1,982.30g
Total Fat: 0.38g
Saturated Fat: 0.04g
Trans-Fat: g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.13g
Protein: 2.29g

Cholesterol: 0.00g
Sodium: 42.39g
Calcium: 85.34g
Magnesium: 45.93g
Potassium: 641.07g
Iron: 0.59g
Zink: 0.48g
Phosphorus: 76.23

Vit A: 10.89
Vit B1: 0.14
Vit B2: 0.12
Vit B3: 0.77
Vit B6: 0.21
Vit B12: 0.00
Vit D: 0.00
Vit E: 0.00
Vit K1: 3.27


Caution: Sulfites
Health Notes: Vegan,Vegetarian,Peanut-Free,Tree-Nut-Free,Alcohol-Cocktail, Low-Fat
Notes: My unbelievable mom says this recipe is unbelievable!!

Author: SippitySup
Tags: Wild Food Box

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