Nectarine-Mint Spritzer

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 199 calories
    • Calories 0 calories from fat
    • Fat 0 g
    • Sat Fat 0 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 7 mg
    • Protein 1 mg
    • Carbohydrate 31 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 42 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1/3cups water
  2. Check 1/2cup sugar
  3. Check 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise
  4. Check 1cup fresh mint leaves, washed and dried
  5. Check 1 bottle (750 ml) fruity white wine
  6. Check 2 limes, thinly sliced
  7. Check 2 oranges, thinly sliced
  8. Check 2 nectarines or peaches, peeled or unpeeled, and sliced
  9. Check 2cups club soda, chilled

Directions

  1. Bring the first 3 ingredients to a boil in a saucepan. Remove from heat, add half the mint leaves, and let cool. Cover and let infuse for 8 hours or overnight. Strain to remove the vanilla bean and mint leaves.
  2. In a large pitcher, combine the sugar mixture, remaining mint leaves, wine, and sliced fruits and allow to chill in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours. Stir in cold club soda before serving over ice.
  3. The spritzers go well with chicken or fish straight off the grill.