Passion Fruit Sangria

Add a flavorful new twist to sweet sangria with passion fruit puree and citrus fruit in this recipe from chef Jean-George Vongerichten's "Home Cooking with Jean-Georges."

  • Yield: Makes 6 to 8 drinks

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, February 2012

Ingredients

  • 1 (750 mL) bottle dry Gewurztraminer
  • 3/4 cup orange liqueur, preferably Gran Gala
  • 6 tablespoons Simple Syrup for Passion Fruit Sangria
  • 7 tablespoons passion fruit puree
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 orange, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 lime, quartered and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup blackberries, halved
  • 1/4 pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1-inch-long, 1/4-inch thick pieces
  • 15 thin slices peeled fresh ginger

Directions

  1. In a large pitcher or punch bowl, combine Gewurztraminer, orange liqueur, simple syrup, passion fruit puree, orange, lime, blackberries, pineapple, and ginger; stir to combine. Refrigerate at least 2 hours before serving.

  2. To serve, pour sangria into wine glasses filled with ice, making sure to add some fruit to each glass.

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