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Classic Sangria

July/August 2014

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In this classic red sangria recipe, we’ve skipped the added sugar and used fruity red wine, orange-flavored liqueur and fresh fruit to create a delicious, yet healthy cocktail.


Classic Sangria Recipe

Makes: 6 servings

Serving Size: about 1 cup

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Ingredients

  • 1 750-mL bottle fruity red wine, such as Merlot
  • 3/4 cup Triple Sec
  • 1 orange, quartered and sliced
  • 1 lemon, halved and sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups chilled plain seltzer
  • Ice

Preparation

  1. Combine wine, Triple Sec, orange and lemon in a large pitcher. Refrigerate until cold, about 4 hours. Just before serving, stir in seltzer. Serve over ice.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate for up to 12 hours. Stir in seltzer just before serving.

Nutrition

Per serving: 218 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 19 g carbohydrates; 11 g added sugars; 14 g total sugars; 0 g protein; 1 g fiber; 7 mg sodium; 212 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (26% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 other carbohydrate, 2 1/2 fat


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Season
Summer
Spring
Type of Dish
Beverages, alcoholic
Ethnic/Regional
American
Spanish
Health & Diet Considerations
Low carbohydrate
Gluten free
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Publication
July/August 2014
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