Winter Citrus and Pomegranate Water

a glass of citrus and pomegranate mocktail
Prep Time: 
20 minutes, plus 30 minutes chill time
Number of Servings: 
Serves 6
Recipe Source: 


  • 1  mandarin orange, sliced thin, plus extra for garnish
  • 12 cup pomegranate seeds, plus extra for garnish
  • 8 cups water, divided


  1. Combine orange, pomegranate seeds, and 1 cup of the water in an 8-cup liquid measuring cup or a large bowl. With a potato masher or a muddler, muddle fruit until broken down and all juice is expressed, about 30 seconds. Stir in 3 cups of the water. Cover and refrigerate until flavors meld and mixture is chilled, 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. Strain infused water into a pitcher, pressing on solids to extract as much juice as possible. Discard solids. Stir in remaining 4 cups water. Garnish with extra orange and pomegranate seeds. Serve in ice-filled glasses.


  • Water can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 day; garnish with extra orange and pomegranate seeds just before serving.
Nutrition Info: 
14 Calories, 0 g Protein, 0 mg Cholesterol, 3 g Carbohydrates, 2 g Total sugars (0 g Added sugars), 1 g Fiber, 0 g Total fat (0 g sat), 13 mg Sodium


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