Spanish Sangria

Sangria is known as the summer drink of choice in Spain and Portugal. This drink is a party favorite because it can be prepared up to 5 hours in advance—plenty of time to get everything ready and mingle with guests!

Yield:

8 Servings

Nutritional Information

Calories 223
Fat 0 g
Satfat 0 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 25 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 13 mg

Ingredients

2 (750 ml) bottles red wine
3 cups apricot nectar
2 small oranges, halved through stem end and cut lengthwise into thin slices
2 lemons, halved through stem end and cut lengthwise into thin slices
2 plums, halved through stem end, pitted and thinly sliced lengthwise
10 green grapes, halved lengthwise
3 cups plain seltzer or club soda
Ice cubes for serving

Preparation

Stir together wine, apricot nectar, oranges and lemons in a pitcher. (This may be prepared up to 5 hours ahead; keep covered at room temperature.)

To serve, add plums and grapes, stir in seltzer, and pour sangria over ice in glasses.

Note:

February 2006