Blueberry Ginger Bellini

Blueberry Ginger Bellini

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From: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2007

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.

Ingredients 4 servings

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  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cups blueberry juice
  • 2 cups sparkling wine, divided

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  1. 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.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cocktail
  • Per serving: 185 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 25 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 2 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 17 g sugars; 10 IU vitamin A; 3 mg vitamin C; 22 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 23 mg sodium; 24 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2
  • Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit

Reviews 1

January 12, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Re: Just for fun