Yes, we are here!

At MOTHER EARTH LIVING and MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we have been educating folks about the benefits of self-reliance for 50 years. That includes researching and sourcing the best books and products to help individuals master the skills they need in times like these and beyond. Our online store is open and we are here to answer any questions you might have. Our customer service staff is available Monday through Friday from 8a.m.-5p.m. CDT. We can be reached at 1-800-456-6018 or by email. Stay safe!


Watermelon Sangria Recipe With Sriracha

For those that love it, Sriracha pairs well with just about anything. This Watermelon Sangria recipe with Sriracha might prove that point more than most.



From "The Veggie-Lover's Sriracha Cookbook"
May 2014

  • Pitcher of Watermelon Sangria with Sriracha
    Try this Watermelon Sangria Recipe With Sriracha, it’s sure to help you ease into that porch swing on a hot, summer day.
    Photo by Leo Gong
  • The Veggie Lover's Sriracha Cookbook Book Cover
    “The Veggie-Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook” by Randy Clemens explores the true depth of this tasty condiment in a series of Sriracha-laden recipes.
    Cover courtesy Ten Speed Press
  • Pitcher of Watermelon Sangria with Sriracha
  • The Veggie Lover's Sriracha Cookbook Book Cover

Yield: Serves 6 to 8

Devoted Sriracha addicts know that this fiery red condiment adds the perfect spicy kick to their favorite foods. But for those who want to take it to the next level, Randy Clemens shows how versatile this garlicky, pungent sauce can be in The Veggie-Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook (Ten Speed Press, 2013). This excerpt from the “Desserts and Drinks” section gives you a unique and refreshing, Watermelon Sangria Recipe With Sriracha that you won’t find on your local bar’s drink menu.

Watermelon Sangria Recipe With Sriracha

So, a funny thing happened to me on the way to this recipe. You see, when The Sriracha Cookbook first came out, a mention of Sriracha Sangria somehow got on the press release, though I swear I’d never brought up such a concoction. Ever. But lo and behold, it seemed as though everyone was mentioning it: “Oh! I can’t wait to try it!” and the like. The only problem was that it didn’t exist. But now, in a delectable display of supply and demand, I made a rockin’ recipe for Sriracha Sangria, with the wonderful addition of everyone’s favorite summertime treat: watermelon. It’s procrastination in a glass.

Ingredients:

• 8 cups cubed seedless watermelon
• 1 (750 ml) bottle dry unoaked white wine (such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio)
• 1/4 cup Calvados, light rum or brandy
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 3 tablespoons Sriracha
• 2 limes, thinly sliced
• 12 fluid ounces natural ginger ale (such as Reed’s Original Ginger Brew)
• Ice cubes, to serve
• Fresh mint sprigs, for garnish

Instructions:

1. In a blender, puree 6 cups of the watermelon. Strain into a large pitcher. Add the wine, Calvados, sugar, Sriracha, lime slices, and remaining 2 cups of watermelon. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. (This can be made up to 2 days in advance.)

2. When ready to serve, give the mixture a healthy stir, then pour in the ginger ale. Put a few ice cubes in each glass, then fill with the sangria, making sure to get some lime and watermelon goodies in everyone’s cup. Garnish with a sprig of mint and serve immediately.

More from The Veggie Lover's Sriracha Cookbook

California Benedict Recipe With Sriracha Hollandaise
Vegetarian 'Pulled Pork' Sandwich Recipe


Reprinted with permission from The Veggie Lover’s Sriracha Cookbook: 50 Vegan “Rooster Sauce” Recipes That Pack a Punch by Randy Clemens. Copyright © 2013 by Randy Clemens. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House, Inc.


Subscribe today and save 58%

Get the latest on Healthy Living and Natural Beauty!

Mother Earth LivingRedefine beauty and embrace holistic living with Mother Earth Living by your side. Each issue  provides you with easy, hands-on ways to connect your life with the natural world -- from eating seasonally to culinary and medicinal uses of herbs; from aromatherapy and DIY cosmetics to yoga and beyond. Start your journey to holistic living today and you’ll discover all the best and latest information you want on choosing natural remedies and practicing preventive medicine; cooking with a nutritious and whole-food focus; creating a nontoxic home; and gardening for food, wellness and enjoyment. Subscribe to Mother Earth Living today to get inspired on the art of living wisely and living well.

Save Money & a Few Trees!

Pay now with a credit card and take advantage of our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. You’ll save an additional $5 and get six issues of Mother Earth Living for just $19.95! (Offer valid only in the U.S.)

Or, choose Bill Me and pay just $24.95.




Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter

Classifieds


click me