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Frozen Cucumber Jalapeño Margaritas

Prep Time 5 mins
Freezing diced cucumber 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 2 frozen cocktails

Equipment

  • blender
  • cocktail glasses

Ingredients
  

  • 4 oz tequila I prefer blanco
  • 2 oz Cointreau
  • 4 oz fresh lime juice ~3 limes, juiced
  • 1 tbsp lime zest ~zest from 1 lime
  • 1 cup diced cucumber frozen
  • 4 slices fresh jalapeno
  • 2 tsp agave nectar
  • 2 cups ice
  • salt for garnish (optional)
  • lime slices for garnish (optional)
  • cucumber slices for garnish (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Put the tequila, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, lime zest, diced frozen cucumber, 4 fresh jalapeño slices, agave nectar and ice in the blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • Place 1-2 tbsp of salt on a small plate. Run one of your discarded lime halves around the rim of each glass to lightly coat with juice. Dip the rim of the glass into the salt plate to lightly rim the glass.
  • Pour the contents of blender into each glass and garnish each glass with a slice of jalapeño, lime and cucumber. Serve immediately.

Notes

If your margaritas are too thick add 1 tbsp of lime juice at a time with the blender running until you achieve desired consistency.
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