Fruity Mulled Wine
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Fruity Mulled Wine

Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes • Serves: 10

6 whole cloves
3 cinnamon sticks plus additional for garnish (optional)
6 cups dry red wine
3 cups apple cider
3 cups fresh orange juice
1 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon orange zest
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Orange slices for garnish (optional)

1. In large saucepot, stir cloves, cinnamon sticks, wine, cider, juice, sugar, orange zest, ginger and nutmeg; heat to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Strain wine mixture through fine-mesh strainer into separate large saucepot. Makes about 10 cups.

3. Serve mulled wine warm garnished with orange slices and/or cinnamon sticks, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 cup):
268 Calories, 0g Fat (0g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol,
14mg Sodium, 40g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 1g Protein