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Watermelon Jalapeño Mint Margarita

Watermelon Jalapeño Mint Margarita

serves 1

This is super refreshing on a hot summer day! Make the watermelon juice in your blender and

store in the refrigerator for a couple of days.

2 slices, seeded jalapeno

5-6 fresh mint leaves

1/2 ounce simple syrup

wedge of lime, squeezed

2 ounces fresh watermelon juice*

2 ounces reposado tequila

coarse salt

lime zest

Prepare your glass:

Mix lime zest with coarse salt on a plate. Wet the edge of a rocks glass with lime, dip in salt and

zest mixture.

In a shaker muddle jalapeno, mint, simple syrup and lime. Add juice, tequila and ice cubes.

Shake, shake, shake! No need to strain, just pour into the prepared rocks glass!


Fresh Watermelon Juice

2 cups fresh cubed watermelon

Kosher salt

Puree watermelon cubes in a blender until liquid. Add a pinch of kosher salt. Store in

refrigerator. Makes about 1 1/2 cups juice.

Can be made 2 days ahead.

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