Ultimate Margarita

Don't skimp and buy bottled lime juice! Squeeze 'em yourself for a better drink!

Ultimate Margarita
Ultimate Margarita

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Kosher Salt

  • 2

    lime slices or wedges

  • 1/4

    cup tequila blanco

  • 2

    Tbs agave syrup (nectar)

  • 2

    Tbs fresh lime juice

Directions

Pour salt into a small dish. Rub 1 lime slice over half of the rim of an Old Fashioned glass (if you prefer your Margarita on the rocks) or a coupe glass (if you prefer it up). Dip rim of glass into salt. Combine tequila, agave syrup and juice in a cocktail shaker; fill with ice and shake well. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish iwth second lime slice. Variations on a theme: Fruity -- Muddle 3 blackberries with agave syrup in a cocktail shaker until berries are lightly crushed and juices are released. Continue with recipe. Spicy -- Muddle 2 thin rounds of jalapeno with agave syrup in a cocktail shaker until peppers begin to fall apart. For a less spicy version, remove th eseeds first. Continue with the recipe. Bright -- Steep 1 hibiscus tea bag or 2 tsp dried hibiscus flowers with 4oz hot water for 10 minutes. Discard tea bag and let tea cool. Gently spoon some tea over Margarita, forming a red layer on top.

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