When strawberries are in season, the cocktail options are instantly endless! These bright red fruits offer bold flavors to any libation, making it a refreshing drink all summer long. Instead of mixing the sweet red berries with vodka or gin, why not combine them with tequila for a vibrant twist on the classic margarita? The rich tequila paired with the sweet berries creates a mouthwatering drink that's all kinds of revitalizing.
This easy recipe is a potent crowd-pleaser that's sure to get the conversation flowing. It may seem like a lot of work to haul out the blender, but trust us, the result is worth it. It's refreshing and fruity, but salty and strong at the same time: perfection in a glass! Start your happy hour right with these strawberry margaritas now!
For an extra punch of color and flavor, reserve the juiced limes and add them back into the pitcher before serving.
- For the cocktail:
1/2 of a pint of strawberries
1 cup tequila
1/2 cup orange liqueur
4 limes, juiced
- For the garnish:
1 lime, cut into wedges
- In a blender, blend strawberries, tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice.
- Fill a pitcher with ice and pour in the blended margarita. Stir well to ensure that the mixture is combined.
- Prepare the glasses by rubbing each rim with a lime wedge. Fill a small plate with salt and dip the wet rim of the glass in the salt. Divide margarita into the salted glasses, and garnish each glass with a strawberry and lime wedge. Enjoy immediately!
- Drinks, Cocktails
- Makes 5 drinks