Plum Vanilla Bean Bellini
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
- 2 ripe purple plums, halved, pitted and chopped
- 1 bottle chilled Prosecco
- Thinly sliced plum, for garnish
- Mint sprigs, for garnish
Combine sugar, water and vanilla bean and seeds in a small saucepan and cook until the sugar is completely dissolved. Add the plums and cook until very soft. Transfer the mixture to a food processor and process until smooth.
Spoon a tablespoon of the puree into each of 4 champagne flutes and fill to the top with Prosecco. Garnish each glass with a plum slice and a mint sprig.
Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay