Sparkling Mango Strawberry Sangria

Menu Part: 
Beverage
Cuisine Type: 
Spanish
Serves: 
10

A fun, nonalcoholic twist on the traditional drink, full of fresh mangos, strawberries, orange and lemon juices, cinnamon and lemon-lime soda. You can also easily create an adult version (and we've provided the recipe for that here, too).

Ingredients

Without alcohol:
6 oz. mango puree (from 9 ounces ripe mango)
6 large strawberries, pureed
1 oz. simple syrup
6 oz. fresh orange juice
6 oz. fresh lemon juice
2 cinnamon sticks
1 liter lemon-lime soda
1 mango, peeled, cubed

With alcohol:
To first six ingredients above add:
4 oz. orange liqueur
4 oz. lime-flavored vodka
1 bottle (750 liters) Prosecco (chilled)

For garnish:
Fresh strawberry, orange and lemon slices
Mint sprigs

 

Steps

1. To make without alcohol: Place first six ingredients into a glass container; cover and refrigerate overnight.

2. To make with alcohol: Add orange liqueur and lime-flavored vodka to the refrigerated mixture.

3. For each serving, to order: When ready to serve, pour into an ice-filled pitcher to two-thirds full. Add fresh sliced fruits and top with lemon-lime soda or Prosecco; stir gently. Serve over ice in wine glasses, garnished with mint sprigs and fresh fruit.
 

Source: Created by Tony Abou-Ganim and presented by the National Mango Board.

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