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Tequila Yo’ Self for National Margarita Day

Happy Monday, but more importantly HAPPY NATIONAL MARGARITA DAY! It’s seriously one of my favorite days of the year.

Mondays can be so drab and of course I’m going to be sitting in training all day long. I’ve already made plans to make my own margaritas at home tonight thanks to some awesome recipes courtesy of Milagro Tequila.

Milagro Tequila is made from the world’s finest blue agave found deep in the heart of the Jalisco highlands and I’ve got five cocktails to celebrate National Margarita Day with.

Cheers friends! CHEERS!

Mexican Garden

Mexican Garden 2 parts Milagro Silver 1 part fresh lime juice .5 part light agave nectar 2 parts pineapple juice Garnish: 1 pineapple leaf, 1 lime wheel, 1 cilantro leaf Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and add ice. Shake, strain, and pour over fresh ice into a rocks glass and garnish.

Spicy Milagro Margarita

Spicy Milagro Margarita 1.5 parts Milagro Silver .75 part Ancho Reyes 1 part fresh lime juice .5 part agave nectar* Garnish: lime juice and salt rim. Lime wheel. Using a lime wedge, wet the rim of an Old Fashioned glass, salt it, and set aside. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Add ice, shake, and double strain over fresh ice. Garnish with lime wheel. *or substitute with simple syrup

Red Belly Margarita HighRes

Red Belly Margarita 2 parts Milagro Silver 1 part fresh lime juice .75 part agave nectar .25 red bell pepper 2 slices Serrano pepper Garnish: Cracked black pepper and sea salt rim. Muddle red bell pepper and Serrano in a shaker. Add remaining ingredients and ice and shake vigorously. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass rimmed with black pepper and salt mix.

Agua Verde - Avocado Margarita

Agua Verde (Avocado Margarita) 1.5 parts Milagro Silver .25 part avocado 1 part fresh lime juice .75 part agave nectar 3 slices cucumber Garnish: lime wheel Combine ingredients and blend with one cup of ice. Pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with lime wheel.

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The Milagro Blood Orange Margarita 1.5 parts Milagro Silver .75 part Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur 1 part fresh lime juice .75 part agave nectar Garnish: Salt rim. Orange or lime wheel. Pour all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain over fresh ice into a salt rimmed rocks glass. Garnish with orange or lime wheel.

 

Indulge yourself in a margarita or two and make sure that you are using Milagro Tequila!

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2 Comments

  • Reply Ginger Marie

    An avocado margarita? What the what!? You mean I can catch a buzz all while promoting glowing skin? I’m all for that! Happy Margarita Day!!!

    February 22, 2016 at 9:10 am
  • Reply Kyrra

    Have you tried the avocado one??? I can’t decide whether it sounds delightful or disgusting… lol I’d be willing to give it a go, but have a regular margarita (or just a shot or two of tequila) to chase it if it’s awful!

    February 29, 2016 at 9:51 am
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