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Citrus-Ginger Sparkler

Citrus-Ginger Sparkler

This spicy beverage is tasty on its own, but it's also nice as a mixer with vodka or sparkling wine.

Cooking Light JUNE 2007

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces peeled fresh ginger, grated
  • 6 cups fresh orange juice (about 6 pounds oranges)
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 3 medium lemons)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups sparkling water, chilled

Preparation

Place ginger on several layers of damp cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth; squeeze cheesecloth bag over a small bowl to extract about 1/4 cup ginger juice. Discard pulp.

Combine ginger juice, orange juice, lemon juice, and sugar in a large pitcher; stir until sugar dissolves. Chill at least 2 hours. Stir in sparkling water; serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 114
  • Calories from fat: 3%
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 27.6g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Calcium: 22mg
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