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WeightWatchers Blood Orange Ginger Soda Recipe

Weight Watchers Blood Orange Ginger Soda Recipe

This vibrant orange drink with zingy personality is a great choice for hot summer days, as fresh mint provides a cooling herbaceous balance. For an equally delicious alternative, use fresh basil instead of mint.


WeightWatchers Blood Orange Ginger Soda Recipe
 
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This vibrant orange drink with zingy personality is a great choice for hot summer days, as fresh mint provides a cooling herbaceous balance. For an equally delicious alternative, use fresh basil instead of mint.
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Recipe type: Beverage
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup sliced peeled fresh ginger
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 18 fresh mint leaves
  • 3 cups club soda
  • 3 cups blood orange juice
  • 6 (2-inch) blood orange rind strips
  • 6 blood orange wedges
  • 6 mint sprigs
Instructions
  1. Combine the ginger, sugar and water in a saucepan over high heat. Bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let stand for about 15 minutes. Strain; discarding the solids.
  2. To prepare each cocktail, muddle 1 rind strip and 3 mint leaves in a cocktail shaker using the handle of a wooden spoon. Add ½ cup orange juice and 2½ tablespoons ginger syrup to the shaker; shake well.
  3. Pour the mixture into an ice-filled glass. Top with ½ cup soda; stir. Garnish with a mint sprig and an orange wedge.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 121 Fat: 0.3 g Saturated fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 30 g Sugar: 27 g Sodium: 14 mg Fiber: 0 g Protein: 1 g Cholesterol: 0 mg

WW Smart Points: 7
WW Points Plus: 3
WW Old Points: 2

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