Frozen Cherry Margaritas
When summer rolls around, I start thinking about all the fun drinks I can whip up to stay cool. This frozen cherry margarita is a favorite of mine. It's so delicious and the deep red color is amazing. —Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- Lime wedges
- Kosher salt
- 1 cup cherry juice blend
- 4 ounces tequila
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 1 package (12 ounces) frozen pitted dark sweet cherries
- Honey, optional
- Using lime wedges, moisten the rims of 4 margarita or cocktail glasses. Set aside lime wedges for garnish. Sprinkle salt on a plate; hold each glass upside down and dip rim into salt. Set aside. Discard remaining salt on plate.
- In a blender, combine the cherry juice, tequila, lime juice, cherries and, if desired, honey to desired sweetness; cover and process until blended. Pour into prepared glasses. Garnish with reserved lime wedges. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 155 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Frozen Cherry Margaritas in Taste of Home June/July 2019
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