Springtime Sangria (Recipe)

No need to spend a fortune on sparkling wine — cheap bottles do just fine here! Make this sangria just before serving.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 Cup sugar
  • 2 Stalks rhubarb, cut into 1/2″ pieces
  • Juice from 1 orange (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 Orange, halved then cut into 1/4″ slices
  • 1 Pint strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 4 Cups chilled seltzer
  • 1 Bottle chilled sparkling wine

Instructions:
1. Make simple syrup. Combine sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir in rhubarb, then transfer to a heatproof bowl so the mixture can cool. Let it come to room temperature.
2. While the simple syrup is cooling, place orange juice, orange slices and hulled strawberries in a pitcher or large punch bowl. Stir in the cooled rhubarb simple syrup, along with the seltzer and sparkling wine. Fill to the top with ice to keep chilled.

Recipe Credit: Martha Stewart.

60 comments

Magdalena J.
Past Member 3 years ago

Thank you!

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Janice Thompson
Janice Thompson3 years ago

Very interesting!

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Mary B.
Mary B3 years ago

Sounds like a good spring tonic.

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Dale O.

I can't wait for Strawberry season, rhubarb is wonderful, this looks like a fabulous beverage especially in the hot Spring weather. (Whenever that arrives, it is chilly today and some snow still in the fields and forests).

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Jilly D.
Gilly D3 years ago

Thought I would let you know I made this last night. YUM, YUM, YUM. Thanks.

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Janis K.
Janis K3 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

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Lynn C.
Lynn C3 years ago

Rhubarb sounds intriguing. Thanks

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Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)

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Anne K.
Anne K3 years ago

Thank you!

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