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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

Sangria Ice

Take your pool party or happy hour to the next level with this low-calorie, adults-only frozen beverage. Freezing this traditional Spanish beverage makes it a warm weather treat.

Cooking Light JULY 2007

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: about 3/4 cup ice and 1 orange slice)


  • 1 cup cabernet sauvignon or other dry red wine
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 (16-ounce) package frozen mixed berries
  • 1 orange, thinly sliced
  • 2/3 cup fresh orange juice (about 3 oranges)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 6 orange slices


Combine first 4 ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and chill 8 hours. Remove orange; discard. Press berry mixture through a sieve over a bowl; discard solids. Combine berry mixture, juice, and sugar in an 8-inch dish, stirring until sugar dissolves. Cover and freeze 45 minutes. Stir berry mixture with a fork every 45 minutes until completely frozen and slushy (about 4 hours).

Remove berry mixture from freezer; scrape mixture with a fork until fluffy. Garnish with orange slices.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 132
  • Calories from fat: 4%
  • Fat: 0.7g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 26.2g
  • Fiber: 3.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.4mg
  • Sodium: 4mg
  • Calcium: 31mg

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