Fresh Mint Martini

1-2 slices cucumber
4-5 mint leaves
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tsp sugar
3 oz. gin or vodka


Combine cucumber mint, lime juice and sugar in a shaker and crush with a muddler or spoon. Add gin or vodka and fill with ice. Cover and shake, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cucumber slice.