Pomegranate-Ginger Prosecco Cocktails

Enjoy this cool and refreshing cocktail made using pomegranate and ginger - ready in 25 minutes.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

Ginger Sugar

2
tablespoons sugar
1/2
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
1
slice fresh gingerroot

Ginger Simple Syrup (makes 1 1/3 cups)

1
cup sugar
1
cup water
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh gingerroot

Cocktail

Ice
2
oz gin
2
oz pomegranate juice
1
oz ginger simple syrup (above)
2
oz prosecco
1
tablespoon pomegranate seeds
  • 1 In small bowl, stir together 2 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 teaspoon finely gingerroot. Place mixture on small flat plate. Rub fresh gingerroot slice around rims of 2 martini glasses to moisten. Dip moistened rims of glasses in ginger sugar mixture.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat ginger simple syrup ingredients over low heat until sugar is dissolved. Let stand 15 minutes. Use within 2 days.
  • 3 Fill martini shaker with ice. Add gin, pomegranate juice, and 1 oz of the ginger simple syrup; place lid on shaker, and shake until cold and blended. Pour into prepared martini glasses; add prosecco.
  • 4 Garnish with pomegranate seeds.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cocktail
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
30g
30%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
27g
27%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.