Today looks a lot like cookouts, pool parties, fireworks, burgers, and salads all under the hot summer sun. It’s just missing one thing—Sangria. Cheers to a festive Fourth!
Serves 4-6 people
1 bottle of dry red wine
1 c. freshly squeezed orange juice
1/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. tequila
1 orange, sliced
1/2 lb. (8 oz.) strawberries, sliced
1 lime, sliced
1. Add about half of the orange juice into a sauce pan with the sugar. Cook on medium heat and whisk until sugar dissolves. Allow to cool completely. Stir in remaining orange juice.
2. Pour wine into pitcher. Add tequila and cooled orange juice. Stir.
3. Add sliced fruit and place in refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.
4. Serve with ice and sparkling water. Optional—garnish with lime or orange wedge.