Pomegranate Spritzers

By / Wine + Drinks / December 7th, 2022 / 3

By Ina Garten

It should be easy to make a good non-alcoholic cocktail but it’s actually not. Without alcohol, a cocktail needs the tart bite of citrus or it feels like you’re just drinking fruit punch. Blending pomegranate juice with freshly squeezed lime and serving it in a martini glass really delivers that sophisticated cocktail experience, even though it is zero-proof.

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups chilled sparkling water, such as Pellegrino
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate juice, such as Pom Wonderful
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (2 limes)
  • Fresh pomegranate seeds and lime slices, for serving

MAKES 4 DRINKS

METHOD

Place four martini glasses in the freezer to chill for at least 30 minutes.

Pour the sparkling water, pomegranate juice, and lime juice into a large pitcher. Add some ice and stir for 30 seconds to chill the drink. Strain the mixture into the prepared martini glasses, add a few pomegranate seeds and a slice of lime to each glass and serve ice cold.

If you want to make a larger batch for a crowd, combine the sparkling water, pomegranate juice, and lime juice in a large pitcher and serve in highball glasses filled with ice. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and a slice of lime.


Ina Garten is a New York Times bestselling author, the host of Be My Guest on Discovery+, and host of Barefoot Contessa on Food Network. She has won five Emmy Awards and a James Beard Award. She lives in East Hampton, New York, with her husband, Jeffrey.

Photo Credit: C Quentin Bacon

Go-To Dinners” Copyright © 2022 by Ina Garten. Photographs copyright © 2022 by Quentin Bacon. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Random House.” 

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