Muddling is is a traditional bartending technique where herbs and/or fruit are crushed, releasing their full flavor into a cocktail. Here we muddle blueberries and ginger with sugar and lemon to add another dimension to our take on a bellini.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2007

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Recipe Summary

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15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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  • Mash blueberries with ginger, sugar and lemon juice. Add blueberry juice and let steep for at least 5 minutes. Strain; divide among 4 champagne flutes. Top each with 1/2 cup sparkling wine.

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Nutrition Facts

185 calories; protein 1g 2% DV; carbohydrates 25g 8% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 0.5g 2% DV; sugars 17.1g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 10.2IU; vitamin c 3.3mg 6% DV; folate 2mcg 1% DV; calcium 21.6mg 2% DV; iron 0.6mg 3% DV; magnesium 2mg 1% DV; potassium 24.5mg 1% DV; sodium 23mg 1% DV; thiaminmg 1% DV.

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