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Israeli Citrus Spritz Surprise

Deborah Rood Goldman
citrus spritz surprise
citrus spritz surprise
citrus spritz surprise

Thanks to mild winters and long growing seasons, Israel is one of the best growers of top quality citrus in the world, and exports citrus worldwide. Among a multitude of varieties, Israeli citrus includes pink grapefruits, mandarin oranges, clementines, pomelos, limes, and lemons. Try a refreshing spritz using your favorite seasonal Israeli citrus.

juice of 4 lemons or limes (or use 2 oranges)
4 tablespoons fresh parsley, mint, or basil
8 cups cold seltzer
6-8 teaspoons sugar (optional)
  1. Use a blender or food processor to combine juice, parsley and seltzer.
  2. Add sugar (if using) and process for 25 seconds. 
  3. Pour into serving glasses.