Sparkling Strawberry Wine Soup
2 pint baskets fresh strawberries
2 tbls. orange juice
1/4 tsp. grated orange rind
1 cup plain soda water, chilled
1 cup dry wine, chilled
1/2 cup sliced fresh strawberries
Mint leaves, for garnish
Briefly purée fresh strawberries in a food processor or blender. Add chilled wine, orange juice, orange rind and blend to combine. Add soda water and stir in sliced strawberries just before serving. Garnish bowls with fresh mint leaves.
Thanks to the California Strawberry Commission for this great recipe.