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Green Jalapeño Margarita: Go Green on Cinco de Mayo

Green Jalapeño Margarita

Try this healthier - and still delicious - take on a spicy, frozen margarita.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 1


  • 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.
Keyword margarita, skinny margarita