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Pink Lemon Spritzer

  • 10 m
  • 10 m
Diabetic Living Magazine
“Healthy pomegranate juice gives its pink color to an elegant blended cocktail that's just right for summer parties.”


    • 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


  • 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.
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