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Rossini Bellini

Randy Mayor
Yield 8 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Strawberries take the place of peaches in this version of the classic Italian drink.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 3 cups hulled strawberries
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle prosecco or other sparkling wine, chilled

Nutrition Information

  • calories 110
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.6 g
  • carbohydrate 12.3 g
  • fiber 0.5 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.6 mg
  • sodium 8 mg
  • calcium 17 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. Remove from heat.

  2. Place sugar mixture, strawberries, and lemon juice in a blender; process until smooth. Pour pureed strawberry mixture through a sieve over a medium bowl, reserving liquid. Discard solids.

  3. Place 3 tablespoons strawberry mixture into each of 8 Champagne flutes. Pour 1/3 cup wine into each flute.