Cocktail alla melagrana

Pomegranate cocktail   Our recipe

Ingredients / Serves 2

  • 1 pomegranate
  • 200 ml (7 fl oz) sparkling wine
  • Time:
    preparation: 20 minutes
    plus refrigeration period
  • Difficulty:
    easy recipe
  • How many calories in a serving?
    Calories: XX (kcal) - XX (kJ)
    Protein: XX (g)
    Total fat: XX (g)
    Total carbohydrate: XX (g)
    Sugars: XX (g)

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Prepare the pomegranate. With a sharp knife score the skin in quarters.
Break the fruit in half, using the scored lines as a guide. You have to work over a bowl in order to take away the juice. Then break the halves in quarters. Scoop out the kernels with a spoon. Peel off any membrane.
Take away 16-20 kernels and mash the others with a potato masher. Pass the juice through a sieve, if desired.
Chill the juice in the refrigerator together with the kernels until serving. Pour 50 ml (2 fl oz) into a flûte (the glass for sparkling wine) and add 100 ml (4 fl oz) of cold sparkling wine.