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Two cucumber martinis in classic glasses with limes and mint in the background

Cucumber Mint Martini

This refreshing cucumber mint martini is also very delicious and simple to make
Course Cocktails
Cuisine Cocktails
Keyword cucumber martini, cucumber mint martini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Cocktail
Calories 289kcal


  • 5 slices cucumber
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 1 ounce lime juice freshly squeezed
  • ½ ounce simple syrup ½ to 1 ounce, try ½ first
  • 3 ounces vodka


  • Place the cucumber and mint in a cocktail shaker and add the lime juice and simple syrup. Muddle the cucumber and mint together. (I muddled it for about 3 minutes. I really wanted to squish the cucumber but not obliterate it)
  • Add the vodka to the mixture and add enough ice to fill it half way
  • Cap the shaker and shake it at least for 15 seconds or stir it, whichever you prefer
  • Strain the mixture into a martini glass, take a spoon and fish a few pieces of cucumber out, along with a few mint leaves and place it in the liquid
  • Sip
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


Helpful tips
  • Use the freshest mint you can find
  • Slice the cucumbers fairly thin - ⅛ inch
  • Muddle until the cucumber has broken up some and you can smell the mint without sticking your nose in the shaker
  • Use a 2:1 ratio of sour:sweet otherwise it is too sweet, adjust as needed
  • Use a good quality vodka
  • If you don't have a muddler, you can use the back of a wooden spoon


Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 93mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 12.2mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1.4mg