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Sweet Tea Sangria "Skinny" Mocktail

Sangria is a drink made with red wine, fruit, and sugar and sometimes lemon juice. Sweet Tea Sangria Mocktail is a nonalcholic version of sangria made with Southern Breeze presweetened zero calorie tea bags and 5 calorie cranberry juice, raspberries, cranberries, and pomegranate seeds.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword christmas, Cranberries, mocktail, New Years Eve, pomegranate, raspberries, sangria, Southern Breeze Sweet Tea, sweet iced tea
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Kathleen Phillips | GritsAndGouda.com

Ingredients

  • 4 cups cold water
  • 4 Southern Breeze raspberry-flavored presweetened tea bags
  • 1 fresh pomegranate (or 1/3 cup seeds)
  • 1 small naval orange
  • 1 lime
  • 1 6 oz container raspberries
  • 1 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 2 cups 5 calorie cranberry juice drink
  • 4 fresh rosemary sprigs (optional)

Instructions

  • Pour cold water over tea bags in a large measuring pitcher or bowl. Let the tea bags steep for 6 minutes. Discard the tea bags
  • Meanwhile, remove the pomegranate seeds by scoring the pomegranate skin in half and breaking it open. With seeds facing down, hit the back of the skin with the back of a wooden spoon and the seeds will fall into a bowl below. You will eventually have to break open the pomegranate half even more to get them all out.
  • Slice the orange and lime into thin slices. Wash the raspberries. Place the fruit in a pitcher or carafe or individual glasses. 
  • Combine the tea and cranberry juice and pour over the fruit. Refrigerate the mixture at least one hour for the fruit to absorb the tea mixture and impart the fruit flavor into the tea mixture. Garnish with a fresh rosemary sprig, if you like.

Notes

Southern Breeze Sweet Tea comes in several flavors and can be purchased at Walmart or at www.SouthernBreezeSweetTea.com/collections.