Meyer Lemon-Cucumber French 75 Recipe

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Meyer Lemon-Cucumber French 75 Recipe
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Named after a piece of French heavy artillery used in WWI, this updated version uses the sweeter juice of the Meyer lemon next to the gentle greenness of fresh cucumber. I like to use Hendrick’s gin for this one to compliment the cucumber.

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1
Servings
266
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Ounces gin
  • 1 Ounce Meyer lemon juice
  • 1 bar spoonful of simple syrup
  • 4 Ounces champagne
  • 1 slice of cucumber
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Directions

In the bottom a mixing glass, gently muddle the cucumber, careful to keep it mostly intact. Add gin, Meyer lemon juice, simple syrup and ice. and Stir until chilled. Strain through a fine mesh tea strainer into a coupe glass, and top with champagne. Garnish with lemon twist.

Lemon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lemon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
6g
N/A
Protein
0.2g
0.5%
Carbs
10g
3%
Vitamin A
0.4µg
N/A
Vitamin C
11mg
19%
Vitamin K
2µg
2%
Calcium
20mg
2%
Fiber
0.1g
0.5%
Folate (food)
7µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
7µg
2%
Iron
0.4mg
2%
Magnesium
15mg
4%
Niacin (B3)
0.2mg
0.8%
Phosphorus
25mg
4%
Potassium
136mg
4%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
6.4%
Sodium
8mg
N/A
Sugars, added
4g
N/A
Zinc
0.3mg
1.8%

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