Strawberry Mint Sparkling Drink

A refreshing drink that combines date purée, strawberry and mint for a perfect addition to brunch or an afternoon pick-me-up.
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strawberry mink sparkler drink

Strawberries and mint come together well in this pretty, fizzy drink. It’s ideal for serving with brunch or enjoying as a sweet­­­-—but not sugary—-afternoon pick-­me-­up.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen strawberries, thawed
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 handful mint leaves
  • 3⁄4 cup date purée (see ingredients and recipe below)
  • 2 quarts seltzer or sparkling water

Date Purée:

  • 1 cup pitted deglet noor dates
  • 1⁄2 cup hot water

Preparation

1. For date purée, cover dates with hot water in a bowl. Let soak at least 30 minutes or overnight. Purée in a blender or food processor until smooth.

2. In a blender or food processor, thoroughly blend strawberries, juice, mint, and date purée. Filter mixture through a fine strainer, reserving liquid. Top 1⁄4 cup of strained purée with 1 cup of seltzer.

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Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 8
  • Calories: 63
  • Carbohydrate Content: 15 g