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CINCO DE MAYO: Frozen Cranberry Margarita

What does cranberry juice have to do with Mexican cuisine? Nothing: There are no cranberry bogs in Mexico.

But in the name of fusion, you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Frozen Cranberry Margarita. It uses antioxidant-packed unsweetened cranberry juice as a healthy mixer:
 
FROZEN CRANBERRY MARGARITA RECIPE

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces tequila
  • 6 ounces orange liqueur (such as Cointreau, Courvoisier, GranGala, Grand Marnier)
  • 8 ounces unsweetened 100% cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • Pinch salt
  • Ice cubes
  • Optional garnish: skewered mint leaf bits and dried cranberries
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    Preparation

     

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    Frozen Cranberry Margarita photo and recipe courtesy USCranberries.com.

     
    1. COMBINE the tequila, orange liqueur, cranberry juice, honey and salt in a blender. Add enough ice to fill the blender about two-thirds full.

    2. BLEND until smooth. Garnish if desired. Serve immediately.

     




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