- Place the cucumber, basil, lime juice, and water into a blender and blend well.
- Using a strainer, squeeze the liquid out of the cucumber mash.
- Mix in the sesame oil, garlic powder, and salt.
- Enjoy chilled!
This is an easy mash recipe – it doesn’t even need cooking! It can be made from the puree left over from making these ice-cubes or you can make it fresh following the recipe below and drink the juice.
I used fresh purple basil in this recipe – it’s beautiful and fragrant!
Uses for the liquid: Drink it as a nice refreshing juice or use it to make ice cubes – see this recipe.