These carrot and orange mimosas are a fun way to add some extra veg to a weekend brunch!
Cheers to the eighth day of our Vegmas celebration! I literally mean we should “cheers” to Vegmas with these fun, boozy, veggie-loaded carrot and orange mimosas!!!!
Can you tell I’m a little excited about this post? Here’s the thing, I’ve never ever made a recipe with booze for the blog. Sure, I made a fun Muddled Pea and Mint Kombucha MOCKtail, but adding alcohol to veggies is a new experience for me. And probably for you too.
I think I’ve been afraid to experiment with veggie-based cocktails because, honestly, cocktails look and sound kind of hard to make. Anything more than a gin and tonic and I’m overwhelmed! But to overcome this fear, I had my heart set on experimenting with a vegetable cocktail for Vegmas.
So, these Carrot and Orange Mimosas were born. After making this recipe, I’m no longer intimidated by creating boozy veggie juice recipes, but I must admit that I’m pretty sure mimosas are the ultimate beginner’s cocktail. You know I’m right! Anyone can make them, which is why I thought they would be an approachable recipe for all of you to try, so you can join in on the veggie cocktail fun.
How Do You Make Carrot and Orange Mimosas?
It’s simple, really. If you own a juicer, whip up a quick mix of carrots and oranges. Peel the oranges first, since their peels can make the juice a little bitter. Pour the juice into champagne flutes, add champagne or prosecco, and garnish with a carrot stick and/or kale leaf.
If you don’t have a juicer, no problem! You can usually find freshly squeezed orange juice at any grocery store. Most stores will also have carrot juice.
*If you want to purchase a juicer, this is the one I have and absolutely love (affiliate link).
If you’re looking for a reason to host your friends for a weekend brunch, or need a fun drink recipe for a holiday breakfast, these Carrot and Orange Mimosas are for you!
Carrot and Orange Mimosas
- 6-8 large carrots - washed
- 4 oranges - peeled
- 1 bottle prosecco - can sub champagne if desired
- Add the washed carrots and peeled oranges to a juicer on medium-high speed one at a time to prepare the fresh juice. The amounts listed in the recipe should yield 24 to 32 ounces of juice, but this will vary depending on your juicer. If you do not own a juicer, you can purchase the same amount of fresh orange and carrot juices from the store.
- Whisk the juice to prevent separation and divide it evenly among six champagne flutes or glasses, leaving enough room to add the amount of alcohol you want. Add the prosecco or champagne to each flute, garnish with a carrot stick or kale leaf, and enjoy!
Pin these Orange and Carrot Mimosas now to make later!