Citrus Sangria


1 bottle (750 milliliters) dry red wine, chilled
1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur or orange juice
1 tablespoon sugar
1 seedless orange, thinly sliced
1 lemon, thinly sliced
1 cup club soda, chilled
Lemon wedges for garnish (optional)


COMBINE red wine, orange liqueur and sugar in a pitcher. STIR well to dissolve sugar. ADD orange and lemon slices. CHILL 1 to 3 hours. TO SERVE, add ice to pitcher. POUR in club soda. Immediately pour into glasses. GARNISH each serving with a lemon wedge.

Makes 5 servings.

Nutritional information:

PER SERVING (including orange and lemon slices): 175 calories | 0.5 grams protein | 11.5 grams carbohydrates | 0.5 milligrams sodium | 0.5 grams dietary fiber