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Fresh Pear Cocktail

The philosophy at Rouge Tomate, a health-mindful restaurant with locations in New York and Brussels, is guided by seasonal ingredients and bright flavors. Beverage Director Pascaline Lepeltier shares this delicious cocktail.

Cooking Light OCTOBER 2013

  • Yield: Serves 2
  • Hands-on:10 Minutes
  • Total:10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 medium Bosc pear
  • 2 tablespoons citrus-infused vodka
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon agave syrup (or sugar syrup)
  • 3 tablespoons har apple cider or cidre doux
  • Pear slices (optional)

Preparation

1. Shred pear; place shredded pear pulp on several layers of cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth together, and squeeze over a glass measuring cup to yield 1/3 cup fresh pear juice. Discard solids. Combine pear juice, vodka, pomegranate juice, lime juice, and agave syrup in a martini shaker with ice; shake. Strain about 3 tablespoons of the vodka mixture into each of 2 martini glasses. Top each serving with 1 1/2 tablespoons cider. Garnish with pear slices, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 131
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 24.4g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Calcium: 10mg
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