Have half of a cucumber leftover from making a salad? Use it this way in a delicious Cucumber Tequila-Citrus-Mint Fizz!
2-oz cucumber tequila, chilled (recipe follows)
1 lemon wedge
1 lime wedge
5 to 10 fresh mint leaves
5 to 6 oz. lemon-lime soda, chilled
Fill 12-oz tumbler with ice.
Pour tequila over ice.
Squeeze lemon and lime wedges over ice.
Add to glass.
Put mint leaves in one hand. Clap between hands several times to release oils. Drop leaves in glass. Top with soda. Stir gently. 1 serving
1 750-ml bottle silver tequila
1/2 thinly sliced peeled cucumber
Pour tequila into pitcher (save bottle). Stir in cucumber. Refrigerate overnight.
Using fine mesh strainer and funnel, strain tequila back into bottle. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.