Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

Muddled cucumber and cilantro add fresh flavor to a lime margarita.
  • 40 Minutes Total Time
  • 10 Minutes Prep Time
  • 1 Servings
  • 9 Ingredients

Ingredients

Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

  • 4 slices English (seedless) cucumber
  • 2 to 3 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • 3/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1 1/2 oz blanco tequila
  • 3/4 oz clear orange-flavored liqueur
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • Additional cucumber slices, if desired

Instructions

Step 1 To make Simple Syrup, mix sugar and water in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Transfer to storage container. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Makes 1 1/4 cups.

Step 2 To make margarita, add 4 cucumber slices and sprigs of cilantro to cocktail shaker; break up with muddler or spoon. Add 3/4 oz of the simple syrup, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur and lime juice. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with additional cucumber slices.

Nutrition

Calories200(Calories from Fat0),Total Fat0g(Saturated Fat0g,Trans Fat0g),Cholesterol0mgSodium0mgTotal Carbohydrate12g(Dietary Fiber0g Sugars10g),Protein0g;% Daily Value*:Vitamin A6%;Vitamin C8%;Calcium0%;Iron0%; Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices:1 *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.