I know I've said this before, but I LOVE SUMMER, especially in Minnesota! I don't know if I appreciate it so much because of how beautiful it is or if it's because of our semi-brutal winters. I love everything that summer brings: swimming, fishing, bonfires and camping. It's also that time of year when many different fruits are in season. Fruits like strawberries and peaches are so delicious, readily available and fairly inexpensive.
In preparation for some upcoming family events, I quickly whipped together a beautiful adult punch using Tastefully Simple's Samba Sangria Slush Drink Mix, wine and fresh fruit. It looks like something that took a ton of effort - it looks that good - but the truth is, you can impress your friends and family with just minutes in the kitchen. And the best part? It made so much that I had some leftovers. My hubby and I put the kids to bed, sat out on the deck with a glass of Sangria Punch and enjoy the end of a beautiful summer day. It doesn't get any better than that!
Enjoy the flavors of summer!
Mix wine with Samba Sangria Slush Drink Mix and place in the refrigerator.
Peel and slice 2 oranges.
Halve 4 cups of strawberries.
Slice 2 peaches.
Cut up 2-3 cups of honeydew melon.
Place fruit in a pitcher or 1½ gallon container.
Mash slightly with potato masher or slotted spoon.
Add wine mixture and refrigerate 6-8 hours or overnight.
Add a bottle of mineral water before serving. Garnish with orange slices and enjoy!