Cucumber Mojitos

Cucumber purée and light rum combine with sparkling water for a light, festive cocktail.

Serves: 12 Save

Ingredients (12)

  • 8 cup water
  • 4 medium cucumbers, peeled and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 bunch fresh mint
  • 1 1/2 cup agave syrup, honey or natural sugar
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle light rum
  • Crushed ice
  • 1/2 liter sparkling water or lemon-lime soda
  • To serve:
  • 1 medium medium cucumber, cut into thin rounds for garnish
  • 1/2 bunch fresh mint
  • lime wedges


  1. Combine water, cucumbers, mint, agave syrup and lime juice in a blender and pulse until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh sieve; discard solids.
  2. Combine cucumber mixture and rum in a large pitcher. Stir well. Refrigerate up to 4 hours.
  3. To serve, fill glasses with crushed ice. Fill halfway with cucumber mixture and top with sparkling water or soda. Garnish with a slice of cucumber, sprig of mint and lime wedge. Serves 16.

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