Fresh Strawberry Marg-alrightas
For a complete meal, serve with Southwestern Stuffed Peppers and Wild Mushroom Quesadillas with Warm Black Bean Salsa.
You can also make this recipe using fresh watermelon instead of strawberries.
- 2 pints ripe strawberries
- 5 ripe limes, divided
- 8 rounded tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 2 trays ice cubes
- 8 shots good-quality tequila
- Coarse salt
Reserve four strawberries with tops for garnish and split them. Clean, dry and trim remaining strawberries.
Add all but the reserved strawberries to a blender. To that, add the juice of four ripe limes, sugar, orange juice, ice cubes and tequila. Blend on high speed until the drink is icy but smooth.
Reserve four strawberries with tops for garnish and split them. Clean, dry and trim the remaining strawberries.
Rim the cocktail glasses with lime juice and dip the rims in salt and pour in the frozen strawberry lime drink. Garnish each glass with a wedge of lime and a split strawberry.