Avocado Margaritas

Avocado Margaritas

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From: EatingWell.com, May 2018

Avocado in a margarita? You bet! It lends creaminess and beautiful color to this refreshing blended cocktail that's perfect for serving on taco night.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 cup tequila
  • ½ cup lime juice, plus lime wedges for serving
  • ¼ cup triple sec
  • 3 tablespoons simple syrup (see Tip)
  • 1 avocado, pitted and flesh scooped
  • 3 cups ice cubes

Preparation

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  1. Combine salt and chili powder on a small plate.
  2. Place tequila, lime juice, triple sec, simple syrup, avocado and ice cubes in a blender; puree until smooth.
  3. Rub the rims of 6 glasses with a lime wedge and dip in the salt mixture. Fill the glasses with the tequila mixture.
  • 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 1½ cups.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: ¾ cup
  • Per serving: 224 calories; 5 g fat(1 g sat); 2 g fiber; 16 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 29 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 11 g sugars; 11 g added sugars; 126 IU vitamin A; 9 mg vitamin C; 8 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 11 mg sodium; 194 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1½ alcohol equivalent, 1 fat, ½ other carbohydrate

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