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Cucumber Mojito Granita, refreshing summer dessert

Very strange, at first point you will be skeptic about cucumber mixed with lime and rum but you ll be pleasantly surprised from this unique ice treat. The main star here is cucumber, it’s 90% water, lightly sweet and very refreshing.

recipe:

3 English cucumbers (about 11 oz. each), peeled, seeded, chopped (about 4 cups)
2 Tbsp. lime juice
Pinch of salt
2 tsp. chopped fresh mint
2/3 cup coconut sugar or evaporated cane crystals
1 to 2 Tbsp. rum (optional)

cucumber mojito

Blend all the ingredients until smooth. Place the mixture into a 9-by-13 inch metal or glass baking dish and freeze for 3 hours. Shave with a fork every hour to make shreds. Served in chill glasses.

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