Tencha Cucumber Water Recipe

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Tencha Cucumber Water Recipe

Makes approx. 1 serving
This recipe is a real refresher after a long day of hiking, or anytime the weather gets hot! The cucumber and Tencha meld well together to create a subtly sweet tea. I use a cold-brewing method to infuse the Tencha green tea, which brings out the tea's natural sweetness.

Ingredients

  • • 2 DoMatcha Tencha Green Tea teabags
  • • 8 cups water (cold)
  • • 20 thin slices of cucumber (1 small cucumber or half of a large cucumber)

Methods

Lemon slices
1-3 tablespoons fresh herbs (mint, lemon balm, lemon verbena, rosemary, thyme, spearmint, etc.)
Agave syrup

Place the cucumbers, water, and teabags in a pitcher. If you're adding herbs, "bruise" them by rolling them between your hands for a few seconds, and add them into the pitcher. Place the pitcher in the fridge overnight.

When you're ready to serve, remove the teabags and garnish with lemon slices. Add a couple tablespoons of agave syrup to sweeten to taste!

You can also make this recipe using matcha instead of tencha. Whisk up a teaspoon or more of DoMatcha with a tablespoon of hot water. Stir into the cucumber water, and serve.

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