When the fruit is ripe and you need a little kick in your glass, it's time for this spicy watermelon margarita recipe. Dip the glass rims in chili powder–spiked coarse salt for an extra layer of spice. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2016

Andrea Bemis


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  • Puree watermelon in a blender until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve and transfer the liquid to a large pitcher or measuring cup (discard the pulp). Stir in tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice and agave (or simple syrup). Fill 6 glasses with ice and the margarita mixture. Add a few jalapeño slices to each drink and serve with lime wedges.



Make Ahead Tip: Refrigerate margarita mixture for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

186 calories; 0.2 g total fat; 5 mg sodium. 91 mg potassium; 16.7 g carbohydrates; 0.3 g fiber; 14 g sugar; 0.4 g protein; 380 IU vitamin a iu; 11 mg vitamin c; 3 mcg folate; 9 mg calcium; 8 mg magnesium; 3 g added sugar;

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Loved this refreshing take on margaritas! Instead of rimming the glass with jalapeño sliced...I put them in the pitcher of finished margaritas and let them marinade for a couple hours to give a slight taste of spice. Read More