1/3cup(4.5 ounces) cucumber, chilled and coarsely chopped
2 to 3fresh basil leaves
1/4cup(2 fluid ounces) fresh lemon juice
1/4cup(2 fluid ounces) still water
3/4cup(6 fluid ounces) sparkling water, or more to taste (see maker's notes)
ice cubes, lemon slices, cucumber slices, and basil leaves for garnish
Add 1/3 cup coarsely chopped cucumber to a blender or a food processor with 2 to 3 fresh basil leaves, 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice, 1/4 cup still water, and 1 tablespoon honey. Use a blender or a food processor to blend until smooth, then distribute evenly between two glasses.
Add 3/4 cup sparkling water, dividing evenly between the two glasses. Drop in a few ice cubes, and garnish with cucumber slices, lemon slices, and basil as desired. Enjoy!