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Strawberry-Margarita Ice

March/April 1994

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This refreshing ice has all the flavors of a margarita. Whirling frozen fruits in a food processor is one of our favorite tricks for an instant dessert.


Strawberry-Margarita Ice Recipe

Makes: 4 servings, 1/2 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 12 ounces frozen whole strawberries
  • 1/2 cup superfine (instant-dissolving) sugar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons tequila
  • 1 tablespoon Triple Sec liqueur

Preparation

  1. Combine strawberries and sugar in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Stir together lime juice, tequila and Triple Sec in a small bowl. With machine running, gradually pour the mixture through the feed tube. Process until smooth and creamy, scraping down the sides of the bowl once or twice.
  2. Scoop the mixture into chilled individual serving dishes or goblets, cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 15 to 30 minutes to firm up slightly before serving.

Nutrition

Per serving: 160 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 36 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 2 g fiber; 2 mg sodium; 145 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (66% daily value).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2

Exchanges: 2 other carbohydrate


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Recipe Categories

Servings
4
Preparation/ Technique
Freeze
Meal/Course
Dessert
Ethnic/Regional
Mexican
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Publication
March/April 1994

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