Cucumber-Celery Agua Fresca

Cucumber-Celery Agua Fresca
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Cucumber and celery boast a high water content, making them ideal candidates for agua fresca. This recipe, created by Chicago's The Vig beverage director Kim Hrejsa, can easily morph into an alcoholic punch for a party. Hrejsa suggests adding 12 ounces of gin and 8 ounces of elderflower liqueur to each batch: "You'll thank me!"This recipe was originally published in the Chicago Tribune.
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Cucumber-Celery Agua Fresca recipe - The Daily Meal
Total time: 10 minutes
  • 1/2 pound cucumber, peel on
  • 1/2 pound celery
  • 1/2 cup agave
  • 1 cup packed mint leaves
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 3 cup water
  1. To a blender, add 1/2 pound cucumber (peel on), 1/2 pound celery, 1/2 cup agave, 1 cup packed mint leaves, 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice and 3 cups water. Blend until smooth.
  2. Pour mixture through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher or punch bowl, pushing down on mix to extract every last bit of liquid. Add ice and stir.