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Cucumber Watermelon Margarita
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Cucumber Watermelon Margarita

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: cocktail
Keyword: cucumber, margarita, tequila, watermelon
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Margaritas

  • 1/4 cup Cucumber Simple Syrup (see recipe below)
  • 1 cup watermelon juice (fresh or store bought)
  • Powell & Mahoney Classic Margarita Mix
  • 4.5 oz silver tequila 
  • the juice of 1 lime 

Cucumber Simple Syrup* (see notes/suggestions below)

  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and chopped into small pieces 
  • 1 cup organic cane sugar 
  • 1 cup water

Lime-Salt Rim

  • the zest of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp pink or violet coarse salt

Instructions

  • Make the Cucumber Simple Syrup
    1. Add cucumber, water and sugar to a small saucepan over high heat.
    2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 15 minutes. Turn off heat and allow syrup to cool completely.
    3. Pour into a mason jar or airtight container through a fine mesh sieve to strain. Discard cucumber.
    Make the Margaritas
    1. Add cooled simple syrup, watermelon juice, tequila, Powell & Mahoney Classic Margarita Mix and the juice of 1 lime to a large mason jar or cocktail shaker.
    2. Shake well to combine.
    3. Moisten the rims of 4 cocktail glasses with a lime wedge, and dip into well mixed lime zest and salt to rim, if desired.
    4. Add ice to each glass, and divide the cocktail among the 4 glasses.
    5. Garnish with lime and/or cucumber slices, if desired.