If you’re tired of boring plain water, try incorporating Cucumber Lemon Mint Water into your daily routine! This refreshing beverage is not only hydrating, but it also has a light, slightly sweet flavor that’s perfect for quenching thirst on a hot day. Plus, it’s easy to make and takes just minutes to prepare.

cucumber lemon mint water in pitcher.

Skip the sugary drinks or flavored waters made with artificial ingredients and make your own flavored water right at home.

This Cucumber Lemon Mint Water is a healthy drink that livens up plain water and is so refreshing on a hot summer day.

Why You Need This Recipe

  • This recipe is super simple and doesn’t require much prep or energy to make. Simple chop up your fresh ingredients and pop them into a large pitcher or sports bottle.
  • Some people tout Cucumber Lemon Mint Water as a detox drink. The truth is, water supports our body’s natural detoxification system. So, it’s a great way to hydrate and support our body’s functions.
  • This is a refreshing drink with no added sugar. It makes it appropriate for almost all kinds of dietary needs including low-carb, keto, vegan, paleo, sugar-free, and gluten-free.

Key Ingredients

glasses of cucumber lemon mint water.

English cucumbers are easy to find and are affordable. You’ll need one large cucumber. You can peel the cucumber or leave the peel on.

Fresh lemons are also readily available and budget-friendly. Don’t fall for the bottled lemon juice…use fresh lemon slices for the best flavor and a little bit of vitamin C.

Fresh mint is in the grocery store all year round. Or, grow your own! You may also like this post on how to make mint tea from fresh mint leaves.

Filtered water is water that has been filtered to remove chemicals, pesticides, and chlorine.

Recipe Steps

As you can imagine, it’s really easy to make your own spa water at home using fresh fruit. It’s a simple drink that can help increase your water intake.

Step One

In a pitcher or water bottle, combine the cucumber slices, lemon slices, and mint leaves. You can just pop them into the pitcher or use a long spoon to muddle the ingredients with the water.

Step Two

Place the pitcher in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours to chill and let the flavors meld.

As always, please do see the recipe card at the end of this post for the exact ingredients and measurements.

Step Three

Enjoy cold! You can serve your Cucumber Lemon Water with ice cubes for an even more refreshing drink. I like using the ice cube method when freezing cucumbers and then using them in this drink.

Recipe Tips & Substitutions

  • Feel free to get creative! You can change this recipe based on the ingredients you have on hand. Can’t find an English cucumber? Use a Persian cucumber instead. You can also try different types of citrus fruits and fresh herbs.
  • You can also cut the recipe in half if you just want one serving to fill a water bottle.
  • You can re-fill your pitcher 1-2 times before discarding the fruits and starting over.

Recipe FAQs

Do I need to use organic cucumbers in this recipe?

You can if you want to. Cucumbers are not on the Dirty Dozen list for pesticides for 2022. But, if you are concerned, you can always peel your cucumbers before adding them to your pitcher.

Will this water help with weight loss?

Maybe. There is research showing that drinking water helps with weight loss for a variety of reasons. If you replace sugar-sweetened beverages with water, you will likely lose weight.

How many glasses of water will this recipe make?

The recipe calls for 16 ounces of water which is two large glasses. You can refill the pitcher at least 1-2 more times before discarding the fruits and starting over.

How much Lemon Cucumber Mint Water can I drink a day?

You can replace this water with the same amount of water you would regularly drink in a day. The amount of water you need in a day will vary depending on your activity level and your personal needs.

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cucumber lemon mint water with lemon slices.

Cucumber Lemon Mint Water

If you’re tired of boring plain water, try incorporating Cucumber Lemon Mint Water into your daily routine! This refreshing beverage is not only hydrating, but it also has a light, slightly sweet flavor that’s perfect for quenching thirst on a hot day. Plus, it’s easy to make and takes just minutes to prepare.

  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced thinly
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 1/2 bunch of fresh mint leaves, removed from the stems (about 40 leaves)
  • 16 ounces filtered water (or up to 32 ounces of water)

Instructions

  1. In a pitcher or glass jar, combine the cucumber slices, lemon slices, and mint leaves.
  2. Cover and place the jar or pitcher in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours, or up to 24 hours.
  3. Enjoy cold.

Notes

  1. Feel free to get creative! You can change this recipe based on the ingredients you have on hand. Can’t find an English cucumber? Use a Persian cucumber instead. You can also try different types of citrus fruits and fresh herbs.
  2. You can also cut the recipe in half if you just want one serving to fill a water bottle.
  3. You can re-fill your pitcher 1-2 times before discarding the fruits and starting over.

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