Cucumber Mint Margarita (National Tequila Day Recipe)

By Staff  |  07/21/2014

Cucumber Mint Margarita

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.