Texas Margarita

Ain’t nobody gonna mess with this Texas Margarita! Enjoy this twist on the traditional margarita with pineapple juice and some heat from a jalapeño pepper.

Texas Margarita

Now it’s no secret that I love a good cocktail, especially one with a unique twist. And a margarita? Might be my first love. My friend, Sara, had a Texas-themed party for a group of girlfriends and our daughters recently, and let me tell you, Sara knows how to throw a party! Whenever you’re at Sara’s, it’s a guaranteed night of great food, lots of laughs and out-of-this world cocktails. Remember The Hopeful Spinster? Yup, that was her (and her brother, Phillip), too. I’ve got good friends, don’t I? Let me introduce you to her latest creation: the Texas Margarita.

Texas is all about “go big or go home”, and that’s exactly what this margarita is: a big ol’ glass of tequila goodness. Don’t be scared off by the muddled jalapeño in the recipe. It really isn’t spicy; the pepper just adds a subtle heat. And with the addition of pineapple juice, it’s a perfect twist on a traditional margarita.

And just like that, you’re Cinco de Mayo party ready. Just add some Pico Guacamole, Mango Salsa and Tres Leches Cake with Strawberries. Don’t worry; we didn’t leave you hanging for the main course. Stay tuned for some Tequila Lime Chicken Fajitas coming your way on Monday.

Texas Margarita

Love this recipe? Just click the savebutton button in the recipe card below, and it will be automatically saved in your ZipList Personal Recipe Box along with all of your other favorites. Plan your meals and create grocery lists all in one place!

Texas Margarita
Prep time
Total time
A twist on the traditional margarita with a little heat from a jalapeño.
Author: adapted from Texas Examiner
Recipe type: Drinks
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 3 ounces tequila
  • ¾ ounce Grand Marnier
  • ¾ ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1½ ounces pineapple juice
  • 1½ ounces simple syrup
  • ⅓ of a jalapeño, seeded. Add more if desired.
  • Lime wedge for serving
Instructions
  1. Muddle the jalapeño in the bottom of a cocktail shaker. Add ice, tequila, Grand Marnier, juices and simple syrup. Shake vigorously to mix. Strain and serve immediately. Garnish with a lime.

 

Comments

Trackbacks

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

CommentLuv badge