This avocado margarita may not be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of standard cocktails. But let me tell you something… this is one of the best blended margaritas I’ve ever had the pleasure to guzzle down.
Kicked-Up California Avocado Margarita
Total Time: 10 min
Vitamin A 442 IU; Vitamin C 59 mg; Calcium 82 mg; Iron 1.4 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 84 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.12 g
% Daily Value*: Total Fat 18%; Vitamin A 8%; Vitamin C 100%; Calcium 8%; Iron 8%
Ingredients1 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp. ancho (or regular) chili powder 2 lime wedges 1 ripe Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cut into chunks 1 1/2 cups crushed ice 3 oz. lime juice 2 tsp. agave nectar 4 oz. Tequila 2 oz. triple sec 3 sprigs cilantro 2 lime wedges, for garnish
- On a plate, mix together the salt and chili pepper.
- Run a lime wedge around the rim of each margarita glass and turn each glass upside down into salt mixture, twisting gently until the rim is completely coated.
- In a blender, combine the avocado, crushed ice, agave nectar, tequila, triple sec and cilantro sprigs; blend until smooth.
- Pour the margarita into the prepared glasses. Garnish the rims of the glasses with lime wedges. Serve.
Copyright © 2013, Dara Michalski
*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
Did You Know?
Hydration is very important when exercising. Check out these five ways you can eat to complete. And if you’re hungry, check out these California Avocado recipes for sandwiches, burgers and wraps.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados