Pink Lemon Spritzer

Pink Lemon Spritzer

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Healthy pomegranate juice gives its pink color to an elegant blended cocktail that's just right for summer parties.

Ingredients 12 servings

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  • ⅔ cup pomegranate juice or cranberry juice, chilled
  • 6 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • ½ cup vodka
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh mint or rosemary
  • 1 (750 milliliter) bottle Prosecco or other sparkling wine, chilled
  • 12 lemon slices or fresh raspberries and small fresh mint leaves

Preparation

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  1. In a liquid measuring cup, combine pomegranate juice, lemon juice, and sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. In a blender, combine juice mixture, the ice cubes, vodka, and snipped mint. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour ¼ cup of the blended mixture into each of 12 glasses. Top each with ¼ cup of the Prosecco. Garnish with lemon slices or raspberries and mint leaves.
  • Variation: Nonalcoholic Pink Lemon Spritzer: Prepare as directed, except omit vodka and sugar, increase pomegranate juice or cranberry juice to 1 cup, use sugar substitute equivalent to 1 tablespoon sugar, and substitute diet or regular ginger ale for the Prosecco.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ½ cup
  • Per serving: 81 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 6 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 4 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 6 IU vitamin A; 10 mg vitamin C; 8 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 2 mg sodium; 53 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ other carb

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