Prep: 10 minutes plus chilling • Cook: 5 minutes • Serves: 4
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1 1/4 cups white cranberry juice
3/4 cup frozen limeade
3 tablespoons coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves
2 tablespoons pomegranate arils
1 cup sparkling water
- In small saucepan, stir sugar, ginger and 1/2 cup water over medium-low heat until sugar dissolves, stirring frequently; transfer to heatproof bowl and refrigerate 20 minutes or until cooled completely. Makes about 1/2 cup.
- In large pitcher, stir juice, limeade and sugar mixture. Makes about 2 1/2 cups.
- Divide mint and pomegranate arils into 4 (8-ounce) Champagne flutes; pour limeade mixture into glasses and top with sparkling water.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 spritzer): 170 Calories, 0g Fat, 0g Saturated Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 29mg Sodium, 48g Carbohydrates, 1g Fiber, 44g Sugars, 38g Added Sugars, 1g Protein
Recipe can be prepared through step 2 up to 3 days in advance.