Mors, a Russian Berry Drink

Mors, a Russian Berry Drink
Food Pestroika

Mors

Mors is a refreshing berry drink, common in Russia, and made with whatever berries are in season-- from cranberries, to blueberries and black currants. More often than not, a shot of vodka is served with the drink.

3
Servings
164
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 5 Ounces red currant
  • 15 Ounces water
  • 3 Ounces sugar (or more, depending on acidity of the berries)
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 5 Ounces blueberries (or cranberries)

Directions

Place the berries and water in a saucepan, bring to a boil, cover and cook for 5 minutes.

Pass the liquid through a chinois and return to the saucepan. Add the sugar and lemon juice, then bring to a simmer, stirring constantly, and remove from the heat.

Pass through a chinois again, let cool and refrigerate.

Serve with ice. Vodka optional.

Russian Shopping Tip

Choose raw fruits, vegetables, and meats, and unprocessed foods.

Russian Cooking Tip

Substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
0.3g
0.4%
Sugar
37g
N/A
Protein
1g
2%
Carbs
42g
14%
Vitamin A
2µg
N/A
Vitamin C
26mg
43%
Vitamin E
0.3mg
1.6%
Vitamin K
14µg
18%
Calcium
23mg
2%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
8µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
8µg
2%
Iron
0.6mg
3.5%
Magnesium
11mg
3%
Niacin (B3)
0.2mg
1.2%
Phosphorus
27mg
4%
Polyunsaturated
0.1g
N/A
Potassium
172mg
5%
Sodium
7mg
N/A
Sugars, added
28g
N/A
Zinc
0.2mg
1.4%

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