Green Jalapeño Margarita
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 1
Try this healthier - and still delicious - take on a spicy, frozen margarita.
  • ¾ cup fresh spinach leaves
  • ¼ cup Tequila blanco
  • ¼ cup orange liqueur (such as Triple Sec or Grand Marnier)
  • ¼ cup apple juice or orange juice
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 to 4 slices fresh jalapeño chile
  • 10 to 12 cilantro leaves
  • 2 slices cucumber
  • 2 cups crushed ice
  • Coarse salt
  1. PLACE spinach, Tequila, liqueur, apple or orange juice, lime juice, jalapeño slices, cilantro, cucumber and ice in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
  2. DIP rims of glasses into water; dip into salt and shake off excess. Pour margarita mixture into glasses. Garnish each with a jalapeño slice, if desired.
  3. Cook's Tip: Increase amounts of jalapeño, cilantro and spinach leaves according to taste.
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