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Cucumber Water

An illustration of how to make cucumber water.
We can't promise that this cucumber water will detox you or help you lose weight, but we can assure you that it'll make hydrating a heck of a lot more pleasant.
Lauren Keiper Stein

Prep 5 mins
Cook 4 hrs
Total 4 hrs 5 mins
8 servings


  • 1/2 English cucumber, preferably organic peeled and sliced (actually, any kind of cucumber will work just fine)
  • 1 handful fresh mint leaves
  • 2 quarts cold water
  • Ice
  • 1 lime cut into wedges


  • Combine the cucumber, mint, and water in a large pitcher or jar or other container of some sort. Refrigerate for 1 to 4 hours.
  • Serve over ice and garnish with a lime wedge in each glass.