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Grapefruit and Rosemary Spritzer

This light and refreshing drink, made with grapefruit and rosemary, is perfect for an outdoor summer gathering—or, anytime you’re in the mood for a sparkling beverage.

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Prep time: 1 hour

Yields 4 drinks

Ingredients  

Rosemary simple syrup:

1 cup water

1 cup granulated sugar

 3 sprigs rosemary 

Related: Fresh Fruit Smoothies

Split between 4 glasses:

2 cups fresh pink grapefruit juice

4 cups sparkling water

¼ cup rosemary simple syrup  

Instructions:

1. To make the rosemary simple syrup: Add water and sugar to small sauce pan over medium heat. Dissolve the sugar for about five minutes. Do not let the mixture boil, or crystals will form.

2. Once the sugar has dissolved, pour the simple syrup into a heat-safe container. Add sprigs of rosemary and let steep for at least one hour. The syrup will keep in the refrigerator for ten days.

3. Add per glass: ½ cup fresh pink grapefruit juice and 1 tablespoon rosemary simple syrup; stir. Add one cup of sparkling water.

4. Serve chilled. Garnish with rosemary sprig (optional).  

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 242; Carbohydrates: 61 g; Fat: 0 g; Protein: 0.5 grams; Sodium: 2 mg  

 

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Reference: “Grapefruit and Rosemary Cocktail.” Place of My Taste, 2015. Web. 11 May. 2018.

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Sandy Patton

Sandy is a Marketing Communications Specialist and has been with SelectHealth for 15 years. Her prior roles include health education and wellness coaching.