Try a Springtime Fave: Watermelon Margarita
Margaritas have long been known as refreshing summer drinks. Their light, fruity nature makes the perfect answer to the heat. Watermelon and ginger are great compliments to one another for a different twist to margaritas.
With no added sugar or syrup, this margarita is naturally sweet saving you from a headache the next day. Make up a batch for your next backyard BBQ.
1 cup crushed ice
½ cup peeled, cubed watermelon
2 ounces gold tequila
1 ounce lime juice
1 ounce orange liquor (Cointreau or Triple Sec)
¼ teaspoon minced, fresh ginger
In a blender, combine ice, watermelon, tequila, lime, liquor, and ginger. Blend at a high speed until smooth.
Run a wedge of lime around the edge of a margarita glass to moisten the rim. Spread about 1 Tablespoon of salt on a plate and dip the glass in the salt.
Pour the blended margarita into the prepared glass and garnish with a watermelon wedge, or crystallized ginger.