Health

Pomegranate-Sage-Gin Sparkler

pomegranates-sage-gin-sparkler

Jennifer Causey: Food Styling: Chelsea Zimmer; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 6 medium-sized sage leaves
  • 6 tablespoons pomegranate seeds (arils)
  • 1/2 cup gin
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 tablespoon elderflower liqueur (such as St-Germain)
  • Crushed ice
  • 1/2 cup chilled club soda

Preparation


1. Bring honey and water to a simmer in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Remove pan from heat and let cool completely, about 10 minutes.

2. Muddle sage leaves, 5 tablespoons of the pomegranate seeds and 2 tablespoons of the honey syrup in a cocktail shaker to release flavors. Add gin, pomegranate juice, elderflower liqueur and enough crushed ice to fill shaker halfway. Cover with lid and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled, about 30 seconds.

3. Strain into 2 collins glasses filled with crushed ice. Top each glass with ¼ cup of the club soda; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon pomegranate seeds.


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  • Yield: 2 servings

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 273
Fat per serving: 0g
Saturated fat per serving: 0g
Cholesterol per serving: 0mg
Fiber per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 1g
Carbohydrates per serving: 24g
Sodium per serving: 30mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Calcium per serving: 47mg

Good to Know

The leftover honey syrup is divine drizzled over oatmeal. (Remove sage¬ł cover syrup and refrigerate for up to 1 month.)
Deb Wise