Pink sangria

by Dixie Elliott | Cuisine issue #155
Serves: 6Hosting a Christmas dinner doesn't have to be stressful and expensive - with a bit of planning, you can put together a delicious festive feast that is also kind to the budget.

Prepare your menu in advance, so that you have plenty of time to relax and enjoy a few glasses of sangria on the night.

2 oranges
2 lemons or 3 limes
250g punnet strawberries, hulled,halved lengthways
2 sprigs mint
4 cups ice cubes
750ml rosé50ml orange liqueur (such asCointreau or Grand Marnier)
600ml lemonade

Juice 1 orange and 1 lemon. You will need 1⁄2 cup orange juice and 1⁄4 cup lemon juice (or lime juice, if that’s what you’re using). Pour the juice into a large serving jug then slice the remaining citrus.

Add the sliced citrus to the jug, along with all the remaining ingredients. Stir until combined then serve immediately.


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