Tequila is definitely one of our favorite drinks, whether it be a mixer or straight up shots. This Thursday (July 24), in honor of National Tequila Day, we offer up this unique twist on the classic Margarita: the Cucumber Mint Margarita.
Below is the recipe, yielding 2 servings.
— 1/2 cup chopped cucumber, peeled and seeded
— 2 tablespoons sugar
— 1/4 cup key lime juice
— 1/4 cup chopped mint
— 1/3 cup tequila reposado
— 2 tablespoons orange liqueur
— 1/8 teaspoon Tabasco brand Original Red Sauce
— 6 ice cubes
— Salt to rim glasses
— 2 cucumber slices
Preparation: Blend ingredients in a blender for one minute. Divide between two 6-ounce salt-rimmed glasses. Garnish each glass with a cucumber slice.