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Rossini Bellini

Strawberries take the place of peaches in this version of the classic Italian drink.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2005

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1/2 cup)

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

Preparation

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

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.

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 110
  • Calories from fat: 2%
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 0.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 12.3g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.6mg
  • Sodium: 8mg
  • Calcium: 17mg
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