5 large cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks
1/2 cup fresh mint*, chopped
1/4 cup green onions or chives, chopped
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest
1 tsp sugar
2 cups crushed ice
Salt and pepper, to taste
• Combine the cucumbers, mint, scallions, lemon juice, zest and sugar in a blender; blend
• Add the ice and blend until smooth.
• Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately in chilled bowls.
*You can substitute cilantro or basil for the mint