Avocado Limeade

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min (includes cooling and chilling times)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup sugar

1 bunch fresh cilantro

2 cups ice cold water 

1/2 cup lime juice plus 4 lime wedges, for garnish

1 English cucumber, roughly chopped 

1/2 ripe avocado

Directions

  1. In a medium pot, combine the sugar, three-quarters of the cilantro (reserve the rest for garnish) and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Strain the cilantro syrup and store in the fridge.
  2. In a blender, combine the ice water, lime juice, cucumber, avocado and cilantro simple syrup. Puree on high until blended. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a pitcher. Chill until ready to serve.
  3. Divide the mixture among tall glasses filled with ice and garnish with cilantro and lime wedges.