Mezcal Margarita with California Avocado

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Total Time: 5 min

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2015 All American Recipe Contest Winner – Beverage Category

You won’t be confusing this avocado cocktail with some kind of veggie drink…it’s definitely an alcohol filled cocktail, but the avocado gives it a richness and a slight bit of sweetness. The grapefruit combined with the avocado is a pairing as natural as Fred and Ginger.

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Serves: 1

2 oz. fresh squeezed grapefruit juice (I used a ruby red grapefruit) 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice 1 1/2 oz. reposado tequila 1/2 oz. mezcal 1/4 oz. absinthe 2 Tbsp. agave nectar 1/4 cup ripe, Fresh California Avocado As needed ice As needed Maldon Sea Salt 10 fresh tarragon leaves
  1. Place first 7 ingredients into the blender. Add 1/2 cup ice. Buzz until creamy.
  2. Pour into a well-chilled glass. Top with a small handful of crushed ice. Sprinkle the ice with the sea salt. Garnish with tarragon and serve.

*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


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