6 Sangria Recipes For Good Times & Summer Weather

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1) The Best Sangria (1 of 6)

The Best Sangria

1) The Best Sangria (1 of 6)

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Ingredients

  • 2 (750 mL) bottles dry red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange liqueur
  • 1 pound strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 3 oranges, thinly sliced
  • 3 limes, thinly sliced
  • 2 lemons, thinly sliced
  • 4 cups fresh arugula
  • (optional) 1 can lemon-lime soda

Preparation

  1. Stir together wine, brandy, sugar and orange liqueur in large pitcher, until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Stir in the arugula, and crush the arugula so that the flavor is released. You can use a wooden spoon if you have one.
  3. Next, add strawberries, lime, lemon and orange to the wine mixture, and lightly mull the fruit to release juices.
  4. Cover and refrigerate. Stir in soda if desired, then strain and serve over ice.

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