Mock Tea Sangria
Low Carbohydrate Recipe
Stir together a tea mixture, raspberry puree, grape juice, and lemon and lime slices. Chill. Just before serving you'll add orange soft drink.
1 package (10 ounce) frozen raspberries, thawed
3 cups water
1/3 cup Splenda
1 family size tea bag
2 cups red grape juice
1 lemon, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1 bottle (16 ounce) orange soft drink, chilled
Process raspberries in a blender or food processor until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides. Pour puree through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a large container, discarding raspberry seeds. Set puree aside.
Bring three-cups water and sugar to a boil in a saucepan, stirring often. Remove from heat; add tea bag. Cover and steep five minutes. Remove tea bag with a slotted spoon, squeezing gently; cool tea mixture.
Stir together tea mixture, raspberry puree, grape juice, and lemon and lime slices. Chill.
Stir in orange soft drink, and serve immediately over ice.
Yield: 1 crust
Entire crust has 30 grams carbohydrate made with whey powder or 37 grams made with soy flour.