Blood Orange Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

For the Cocktail:
Natalie’s Blood Orange Juice
Natalie’s Margarita Mix
Tequila
Triple Sec

*For Jalapeño Simple Syrup:
1 Cup Water
1 Cup Sugar
2-3 Jalapeño slices

 Directions

(Yields 1 Serving)

  1. In a shaker, add 1 oz. Jalapeño simple syrup*, 2 oz. Natalie’s Margarita Mix, 1/2 cup Natalie’s Blood Orange juice, 2 oz. tequila, 1 oz. triple sec and ice.
    2. Shake, then pour into a salt rimmed glass.
    3. Garnish with a slice of jalapeño.

 

*Jalapeño Simple Syrup:
1. In a small pot, combine water, sugar and jalapeño slices. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes.
2. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely.
3. Strain through a metal sieve. Store in an airtight container in fridge, for up to 2 weeks.

 

Strawberry Basil Margarita:

Ingredientsstrawberry basil margarita

For the Margarita:
2 cups fresh strawberries
1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
1 cup Natalie’s 100% Lemon juice
1 cup sugar

*For Strawberry Basil Syrup:

Natalie’s Margarita Mix
Tequila

Directions

 

(Yields 1 Serving)

1. Add equal parts strawberry basil syrup,     margarita mix and tequila.
2. Serve over a generous amount of crushed ice, or blend with ice to make a frozen version.
3. Pour into salted rimmed glasses. Garnish with a slice of lime, strawberry and a few fresh basil leaves.

*Strawberry Basil Syrup:
1. In a food processor, pulse strawberries, basil and sugar.
2. Pour the puree into a small pot, and add lemon juice. Bring to a boil, and reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 3 minutes.
3. Cool completely, and pour through a metal sieve.

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