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Cucumber & Melon White Sangria

July/August 2014

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In this refreshing white sangria recipe, we’ve skipped the added sugar and used fruity white wine, zesty liquor and tons of fresh fruit and basil to create a delicious, yet healthy cocktail.


Cucumber & Melon White Sangria Recipe

Makes: 6 servings

Serving Size: about 1 cup

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Ingredients

  • 1 750-mL bottle Gewürztraminer, dry Riesling or Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1/2 cup dry vermouth
  • 2 cups diced honeydew melon
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 1/2 cup torn fresh basil leaves
  • 1 cup chilled plain seltzer
  • Ice

Preparation

  1. Combine wine, vermouth, melon, cucumber and basil 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: 146 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 5 g total sugars; 1 g protein; 1 g fiber; 12 mg sodium; 165 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (19% daily value)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

Exchanges: 2 1/2 fat


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