Blueberry Ginger Bellini
From EatingWell: 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.
- 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
- 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.
Per cocktail: 185 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 25 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 0 g fiber; 23 mg sodium; 25 mg potassium.
Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2
Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit
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- Ease of Preparation
- Total Time
- 15 minutes or less
- Type of Dish
- Beverages, alcoholic
- Preparation/ Technique
- Eastern European/Russian
- July/August 2007