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The Margarita: Two Ways

July 1, 2013

margarita recipe

It’s no secret that I love a good cocktail.  And in summer there is no cocktail I like better than a margarita!  My two go-to margarita recipes are complete opposites, one brings the heat and one the sweet.  My Peppered Margarita is swimming with jalapenos while my St. Germain margarita is accented with mint and elderflower.  Cheers! truly, MKR.

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St. Germain Mint Margarita
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Total Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1.5 oz. Silver Tequila, I prefer Herradura or Patron
  2. 1 oz. St. Germain
  3. 1 oz. fresh lime juice + more for garnish
  4. 1/2 cup club soda
  5. Splash of simple syrup or agave (depending on how sweet you like your marg)
  6. 2-4 mint sprigs + more for garnish
  7. salt (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a cocktail shaker add mint leaves and muddle.
  2. Add ice, tequila, St. Germain, and lime juice. Shake and test, if sour add simple syrup.
  3. Take one lime slice and run it around the rim of your glass then immediately dip glass into salt and twist.
  4. Fill glass with ice and pour margarita mixture, add club soda.
  5. Garnish with a mint sprig and lime.
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margarita recipe

Peppered Jalapeno Margarita
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Total Time
5 min
Total Time
5 min
Ingredients
  1. 1.5 oz. Silver Tequila, I prefer Herradura or Patron
  2. 2 sliced jalapenos
  3. 1 oz. fresh lime juice + more for garnish
  4. 1/2 cup club soda
  5. Splash of simple syrup or agave (depending on how sweet you like your marg)
  6. salt (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a cocktail shaker add ice, tequila, 3-6 slices of jalapeno complete with seeds, and lime juice. Shake and test, if sour add simple syrup.
  2. Take one lime slice and run it around the rim of your glass then immediately dip glass into salt and twist.
  3. Fill glass with ice and pour margarita mixture, add club soda.
  4. Garnish with a lime and sliced jalapeno.
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  • Two lovely variations – ahh SO thirsty!!

  • They are my go-to summer drink for sure! xo

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