Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Red Grape Soup

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 quarts or 8 servings
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Ingredients

4 quarts seedless red grapes

1 vanilla bean

1 cinnamon stick

1 teaspoon star anise

1 orange, peeled and juiced

1 lemon, peeled and juiced

1 lime, peeled and juiced

1 cup spring water

2 cups cranberry juice

1 cup champagne

Simple syrup (equal ratio sugar to water), to taste

Pomegranate seeds, to garnish

Directions

  1. In a large pot place the grapes, vanilla bean, and bouquet garni made from the cinnamon, anise, and zests. Add the citrus juices, spring water, and cranberry juice, and bring to a boil. Simmer 10 minutes. Remove bouquet garni and puree. Strain through a china cap then a chinoise. Add the champagne then season with simple syrup to taste. Chill. Sprinkle bowls with pomegranate seeds and pour soup over.

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