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Honeydew Margarita

Honeydew Margaritas - A fresh, crisp twist on the classic margarita. Perfect for cooling down this summer!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Beverage, Cocktail, Drink
Cuisine: American, Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: honeydew, margarita, summer
Servings: 2
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Don't Sweat The Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/2 honeydew melon, chopped & pureed (20oz of puree)

Ingredients per serving

  • 1- ounce silver tequila (or more)
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1 splash orange liqueur (Grand Marnier)
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup (optional)
  • Coarse sea salt for garnish (optional)
  • Lime wedges for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • In a blender or food processor, puree chopped honeydew melon until smooth.
  • Pour into a cocktail shaker or large glass. Add tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, simple syrup and a few ice cubes.
  • Pour a couple tablespoons sea salt into a shallow bowl. Rub rims of cocktail glasses with lime wedges and dip in salt to coat. Fill glasses with ice.
  • Shake or stir the mixture in a cocktail shaker or glass until very cold and well mixed.
  • Strain (or not) into prepared glasses.
  • Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.

Notes

Serves two 14 ounces glasses. We mixed each margarita individually. My husband prefers more tequila than I do.

Nutrition

Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 754mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 64mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg