Blood Orange Margarita

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 lime wedges, plus 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Coarse salt, for the glass
  • Ice cubes, for the cocktail shaker and the glass
  • 1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 3/4 ounce agave
  • 1 tablespoon frozen blood orange puree, thawed (see Cook's Note)
Directions
  • Special equipment: A margarita glass; a cocktail shaker

  • Rub 1 of the lime wedges around the outside of the rim of the margarita glass, and then roll it in the salt. Fill the glass with ice.

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour the tequila, lime juice, agave and blood orange puree over the ice. Shake vigorously 10 times. Strain into the margarita glass, garnish with the remaining lime wedge and serve.

Professional Recipe: This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional and makes a large quantity. The Food Network Kitchens chefs have not tested this recipe in the proportions indicated and therefore cannot make any representation as to the results.

Frozen blood orange puree is available on-line and from some specialty food stores.


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