These Cucumber Vodka Recipes Are the Ultimate Refreshers
Vegetables in cocktails? Yes, it's a thing—and it's surprisingly delicious. Try the trend for yourself with these creative cucumber vodka recipes.
Cucumber Vodka Bloody Mary
Who says Bloody Marys have to be made with plain vodka? Start with this basic bloody recipe, then substitute cucumber vodka for regular. You can even add a cucumber slice to garnish for an extra boost of flavor.
Lime Cucumber Cosmo
A Cosmo—or any martini, really—is one of the drinks you absolutely should know how to make before you’re 30. And Mamagourmand‘s recipe puts a tangy twist on the traditional with fresh lime juice, cranberry juice, triple sec and cucumber vodka.
Cucumber Basil Vodka Gimlet
We love gimlets for a lot of reasons: they’re delicious, refreshing and one of the lighter cocktails you can order at happy hour. This variation from Garnish with Lemon is no different, thanks to its use of fresh ingredients like cucumber, lime and basil leaves.
Cucumber Lemonade Vodka
For the Clean Eating Couple’s citrusy sip, you can use store-bought lemonade or, if you’re feeling more adventurous, make your own with one of our favorite fresh-squeezed lemonade recipes. Then simply stir in vodka, mint and cucumber and serve over ice.
Summer Breeze Cocktail
Is it a smoothie or a cocktail? The correct answer: Both. Made with champagne, cilantro, mint and lime, 2 Cookin’ Mamas’ recipe is perfect for parties (just like these crowd-pleasing drinks) because you can easily make it in big batches in your blender.
Meet the (literally) cooler version of a traditional Tom Collins. This recipe from We Are Not Martha, which subs vodka for gin, uses all the standard ingredients of the cocktail—lemon juice, sugar and club soda—but also has a splash of cucumber juice.
Sure, you can buy premade cucumber vodka—but you can also make it yourself. For this super simple recipe, Sprinkles & Sprouts uses just vodka and one large English cucumber. In three days, you’ll have delicious cucumber-infused booze that you can use to make any of these delicious vodka drinks.