Green Jalapeño Margarita
Try this healthier - and still delicious - take on a spicy, frozen margarita.
- 3/4 cup fresh spinach leaves
- 1/4 cup Tequila blanco
- 1/4 cup orange liqueur such as Triple Sec or Grand Marnier
- 1/4 cup apple juice or orange juice
- 1/4 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
PLACE spinach, Tequila, liqueur, apple or orange juice, lime juice, jalapeño slices, cilantro, cucumber and ice in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
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.
Cook's Tip: Increase amounts of jalapeño, cilantro and spinach leaves according to taste.