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Jalapeno Cucumber Lemonade Recipe

Real Momma
Course beverage

Ingredients
  

  • 3 c. water
  • ¾ c. fresh lemon juice 6-8 medium lemons
  • 1 large cucumber peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 t. jalapeno pepper seeds removed, finely minced
  • 1/3 c. honey preferably local
  • Rosemary sprigs with lower leaves removed garnish
  • Cucumber chunks or slices garnish
  • Jalapeno chunks or slices garnish
  • Lemon wedges garnish

Instructions
 

  • Add water, lemon juice, cucumber, jalapeno, and honey in a blender and blend until completely liquefied. Taste and add more jalapeno and/or honey, if desired. Blend again if necessary.
  • Pour liquid through a fine mesh strainer to remove any larger particles and transfer mixture to a large pitcher. Place in refrigerator to chill for at least 1 hour before serving.
  • To serve, pour over ice and garnish with slices of lemon, cucumber, and/or jalapeno. For a fancier presentation, thread chunks of cucumber and jalapeno onto sprigs of rosemary to garnish each glass.

Notes

Add a little vodka or tequila to make it a tasty adult beverage.