Hand-Selected Recipes and Stories Straight to Your Inbox

Prickly Pear Margarita
recipe

Prickly Pear Margarita

Serves: 6

Hands On Time: 

Total Time: 

Ingredients

1 1/2 cups hot water
1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice, plus 1 lime, cut into 6 wedges, for serving
1 cup Cuervo Gold tequila
1/2 cup triple sec
1/2 cup prickly pear syrup
Salt, for serving

Instructions

In a large bowl, whisk the hot water and sugar together until the sugar dissolves. Stir in the lemon and lime juices. Thoroughly mix in the tequila, triple sec and prickly pear syrup. Refrigerate for one hour.

When ready to serve, transfer the mixture to a blender and blend until frothy. Serve in salt-rimmed glasses, garnished with the lime wedges, either up or on the rocks.


Nutrition

Per serving: 388 calories, 1 gram protein, 72 grams carbohydrates, 1 gram fiber, no fat, no cholesterol, 10 milligrams sodium.
 

About the recipe

The first sip of this libation has a touch of sweetness, quickly followed by a refreshing burst of tartness.
Recipe courtesy of Nava in Atlanta, Ga.

We'd love your feedback!

Have you made this recipe? Are there any tips or tricks you think we should add? Click below to take a short survey and share your thoughts.

Next Recipe:
Sweet Tea

SUGGESTED RECIPES