Celebrating National Negroni Week: The Low-Carb Way!

Ah, National Negroni Week! A time when aficionados of this classic cocktail unite in appreciation of its unique taste. Traditionally, a Negroni boasts the vibrant essence of Campari, a liqueur brimming with flavors like cloves, cinnamon, and orange. However, embracing the low-carb lifestyle means the sugary Campari has to take a back seat.

But fear not, fellow low-carb enthusiasts! A cocktail week shouldn’t mean compromising on our dietary choices. So, I’ve come up with a hack for all of us wanting to enjoy the Negroni’s essence without the carb overload. Here’s how to craft your own low carb Negroni:

low carb negroni

Low Carb Negroni

5 from 1 vote
Course cocktails
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1
Calories 81 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • A small stick of cinnamon
  • A couple of cloves
  • 1 oz unsweetened pomegranate juice
  • 1 oz gin
  • 0.5 oz sweet vermouth
  • A few dashes of orange bitters zero carb, zero sugar magic!
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Take the cinnamon stick and cloves, and using a mortar and pestle, crush them slightly.
  • Add these crushed spices to a shaker full of ice.
  • Pour in the pomegranate juice, gin, sweet vermouth, and dashes of orange bitters.
  • Shake well.
  • Strain and pour into a glass filled with ice.
  • Garnish with a twist of lemon.

Nutrition

Calories: 81kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 0.04gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.02gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 61mgFiber: 0.03gSugar: 4gVitamin C: 0.03mgCalcium: 3mgIron: 0.04mg
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

The orange bitters are truly a game-changer, enhancing the drink while maintaining its zero-carb status.

So here’s to enjoying the rich traditions of cocktail culture, adapted for today’s dietary needs. Cheers to a guilt-free Negroni Week! 🍹

Lolita Carrico
Lolita Carricohttp://ketology.net
A certified nutritionist and self-taught chef with a love for entertaining and experimenting with food, Lolita Carrico created Ketology after struggling for years with her own hormonal changes and weight gain. After having two children, she found that managing her weight and moods became more and more of a struggle. After researching the ketogenic diet thoroughly and understanding the science and nutritional aspects, she began her keto journey in 2018. Within three months, she shed 25 pounds and her mood improved, focus sharpened and her energy was through the roof. Four years later, she has maintained a 65-pound weight loss and has learned to intuitively follow a balanced keto lifestyle without sacrificing a thing!

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