Mint-Ginger Spritzers

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This recipe makes 8 servings
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A natural pair, ginger and mint are the base for this refreshing drink, which can be served as a predinner mocktail or as the perfect complement to the whole Easter meal. Serve the spritzers in pretty, tall glasses or in large martini glasses (without ice), if you prefer.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoon ginger, fresh
    roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoon sugar substitute
  • 1 cup(s) mint, fresh
    leaves plus 8 sprigs for garnish
  • 2 liter(s) water, sparkling
    (1 large bottle), chilled

Instructions

  • 1

    MAKE-AHEAD: Mint-ginger syrup can be made up to 1 week in advance and stored in a covered container in the refrigerator until ready to use.

  • 2

    Place ginger in a small saucepan with 1/2 cup of water and sugar substitute. Bring to a simmer, remove from heat, and let steep in saucepan at room temperature for at least 4 hours.

  • 3

    After ginger syrup has steeped, add mint leaves and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature. Strain.

  • 4

    To serve, pour 1/2 cup of seltzer into a glass, add 1 tablespoon mint-ginger syrup, and stir. Add ice and stir again. Top drink with a mint sprig. Repeat for remaining drinks.

  • Makes 8 (1/2-cup) drinks.

This recipe makes extra syrup, which can be used if your guests want seconds or stored it in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Nutritional Information Amount Per Serving
  • Calories0
  • Total Fat0g
  • Saturated Fat0g
  • Sodium0mg
  • Carbohydrates0g
  • Dietary Fiber0g
  • Protein0g
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