You probably already know that I LOVE margaritas … uh huh … but not the heartburn at 2am after a few of the ones using the pre-made margarita mix … Hubby already has the system worked out where he just pulls out the bottle of Prilosec and sets it next to my glass. Pretty pathetic, don’t you think? 😉
So, that with the fact that I’m trying to eat a little healthier and more whole foods, this was a perfect recipe to give a try … plus it used the big blender which made me very happy!
This makes ONE generous drink … I had a couple and let me just tell you that 1 cup of tequila is a LOT 😉 Was wishing the following morning that Hubby had set out the bottle of Advil too!
1/2 cup tequila
1/2 cup frozen strawberries
juice of half a lime
1/2 tbs triple sec
1/2 tsp powdered sugar
1/4 cup sparkling water (I grabbed the soda stream to carbonate some water from fridge)
1/2 tsp balsamic vinegar (per Nigella … this is a secret ingredient that did make a difference!)
3/4 cup ice
Add all to the blender and let it rip. I’ve got a Vitamix and had no problem with it being too thick but you may need to add a little additional liquid (um, think twice before you add more tequila!)
I was so happy to see these little cocktail umbrellas at the dollar store … 16 for $1 … I’m in!
As always, please drink responsibly and take a cab or have one of your teens drive you if you are out and about …
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