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

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total:
20 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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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.

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Tips

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

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup
186 calories; protein 0.4g; carbohydrates 16.7g; dietary fiber 0.3g; sugars 14.4g; fat 0.2g; vitamin a iu 379.7IU; vitamin c 10.8mg; folate 3.5mcg; calcium 8.6mg; iron 0.2mg; magnesium 8.4mg; potassium 90.8mg; sodium 5.1mg; added sugar 3g.

1/2 fruit, 1 starch, 2 fat

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