Who says margaritas are just for summer? This pomegranate twist on a cocktail favorite is good all year long--elegant enough for the holidays and fun enough for an outdoor barbecue.

Devon O'Brien
Source: EatingWell.com, April 2017
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Sprinkle lime zest on a small plate and combine with salt (if using).

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  • Combine tequila, pomegranate juice, lime juice, Triple Sec and simple syrup in a pitcher.

  • Rub the rims of 6 glasses with the lime wedge and dip in the zest (or zest-salt mixture). Fill the glasses with ice and top with about 1/2 cup margarita mixture each. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and lime, if desired.

Tips

To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate the margarita mix (Step 2) for up to 2 days.

Tip: To make your own simple syrup: Bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring frequently to dissolve the sugar. Let cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

156.3 calories; protein 0.3g 1% DV; carbohydrates 14g 5% DV; exchange other carbs 1; dietary fiber 0.2g 1% DV; sugars 12g; fat 0.1g; saturated fatg; vitamin a iu 10.6IU; vitamin c 7.3mg 12% DV; folate 2.2mcg 1% DV; calcium 11mg 1% DV; iron 0.1mg 1% DV; magnesium 1.9mg 1% DV; potassium 27.4mg 1% DV; sodium 6.6mg; thiaminmg 1% DV; added sugar 6g.

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Rating: 5 stars
09/05/2017
So yummy... I did increase the simple syrup by 1 tbs. though and added the lime zest and salt directly to the margaritas. Read More