Kombucha Sangria: A Refreshing Cocktail

kombucha sangria
Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN, LD

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)

Calories 67
Fat 0g
Carbs 18g
Protein 1g
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Total Time 5 min
Prep 5 min, Cook 0 min
Servings 2 (8 ounces each)

Sangria with fresh berries is a fun and festive summer drink that is always a crowd favorite at celebrations and gatherings. If you are watching your blood pressure, though, it is recommended that you limit the amount of alcohol that you drink. That means no more than two drinks per day for men and no more than one drink per day for women. But that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on the fun!

Kombucha is nutritious fizzy substitute for sparkling wine in this "sangria." It is a fermented tea that is full of probiotics that are good for your gut health. Probiotics promote improved digestion and immunity, among other health benefits.

Pomegranate juice and fresh berries make this beverage naturally sweet.They’re also full of vitamins and antioxidants that could play a role in lowering your blood pressure by reducing the oxidative stress in your body.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, or a mix
  • 2 ounces pomegranate juice
  • 1 (14-16 oz) bottle berry flavored kombucha
  • Ice

Preparation

  1. In a pitcher, combine all ingredients except for ice.
  2. Scoop ice into 2 wine glasses and pour sangria into glasses.

Ingredient Variations and Substitutions

You can use unsweetened cranberry, blueberry, or a blend of 100 percent juice in place of pomegranate juice.

Cooking and Serving Tips

Let the berries sit in the juice for more flavor before mixing in the kombucha.

You can make a big pitcher by doubling or tripling the recipe and have on hand for enjoying throughout the week, or at a larger gathering.

Nutrition Facts
Servings: 2 (8 ounces each)
Amount per serving  
Calories 67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 13g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 1g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 125mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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