Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Tequila con Sangrita

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  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 8 servings
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1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed orange juice

1/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice

2 1/2 tablespoons grenadine syrup

Generous 1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1/2 pint tequila (preferably aged blue Agave)

2 limes, cut into wedges (optional)

A small dish of salt (optional)


  1. An hour before the cocktail hour is to commence, combine all the ingredients for the sangrita in a blender. Blend until frothy. Cover and refrigerate for the flavors to marry. To serve, pour the sangrita into 8 straight, tall shot glasses. Pour the tequila into 8 identical shot glasses and place them all on a tray lined with a napkin desired, and serve immediately with lime wedges and salt, if desired.