Beverages

Mango Margarita

Why, yes, I did just post a recipe for Watermelon Margaritas.  What can I say,  we are now in the middle of mango season!   Remember, you can always leave the alcohol out of this one, in which case, you could actually have it for breakfast!

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Anyway, the response to the photo on our Facebook page was immense, so I thought I would share the recipe.

If you don’t have access to fresh mangos, frozen will work just as well, maybe even better.

Oh, just to give you fair warning…I found a recipe for “The Ultimate Margarita” which is actually lime based and includes making a tincture from Chile d’Arbol.   Once I have tried it, I will let you know all about it.

Mango Margaritas

(SERVES 2)

3 large ripe mangoes, pit removed, peeled and cubed

1″ piece of fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped

1/4 cup simple syrup

1  cups water (plus more if needed)

1/2 oz cointreau

3 oz tequila

Tajin  for garnish

ice cubes for serving

Plunk everything in your blender, and puree until smooth.  Pour into 2 glasses, sprinkle with Tajin to taste and sit back and enjoy.

 

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