Recipe: Pomegranate-Ginger Spritzer

submitted by ShopRite, Yardley

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

  1. 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.
  2. In large pitcher, stir juice, limeade and sugar mixture. Makes about 2 1/2 cups.
  3. 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

Chef Tip(s):

Recipe can be prepared through step 2 up to 3 days in advance.

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