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Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

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Know what the classic Margarita could use? A little cucumber and cilantro.

Contributed by Shawn Monnin of Coasterra

If you’re a cilantro fan, you’re going to love the way the herb goes with cool cucumber syrup and blanco tequila.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz Azuñia organic blanco tequila
  • 1 oz Cucumber simple syrup*
  • 1 oz Lime juice
  • 5 Fresh cilantro leaves
  • Garnish: Cucumber slices
  • Garnish: Cilantro sprigs
  • Garnish: Salted rim (optional)

Steps

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail filled with ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Dump into a chilled rocks glass.

  3. Garnish with cucumber slices and cilantro sprigs.

  4. *Cucumber Simple Syrup.

  5. Juice 1 cucumber in a conical juicer, add equal parts sugar and stir until dissolved.