mr - Tequila Bar Happy Hour Party Menu
The only margarita recipe you'll need, this easy cocktail is a simple mix of shaken fresh lime juice, orange liqueur, tequila, and powdered sugar.
1. Rub rim of a chilled margarita glass with lime wedge, and dip rim in salt to coat, if desired.
2. Fill cocktail shaker half full with ice. Add lime juice, liqueur, tequila, and powdered sugar; cover with lid, and shake until thoroughly chilled. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish, if desired, and serve immediately.
*1/3 cup thawed frozen limeade concentrate may be substituted for fresh lime juice. Omit powdered sugar, and proceed with recipe as directed.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Cointreau for orange liqueur and Jose Cuervo Especial for tequila.
Frozen Margarita: Combine lime juice, liqueur, tequila, and powdered sugar in a small pitcher or measuring cup; stir until powdered sugar is dissolved. Pour into a zip-top plastic freezer bag. Seal and freeze 8 hours. Let stand 5 minutes at room temperature before serving. Pour into prepared glass. Makes 1 serving.
Frozen Strawberry Margaritas: Process lime juice, liqueur, tequila, powdered sugar, 1 cup fresh or frozen strawberries*, and 1 cup crushed ice in a blender until slushy. Rub rim of 2 chilled margarita glasses with lime wedge, and dip rim in red decorator sugar to coat, if desired. Serve immediately in prepared glasses. Makes 2 servings.
*Your favorite fruit, such as watermelon, peaches, or berries, may be substituted.
Margarita Sunrise: Pour lime juice, liqueur, tequila, powdered sugar, and 3 Tbsp. orange juice over ice in a cocktail shaker. Cover with lid, and shake until thoroughly chilled. Strain into prepared glass. Add 3 Tbsp. club soda or lemon-lime soft drink for a little fizz, if desired. Top with 2 tsp. grenadine. Serve immediately. Makes 1 serving.
Melon Margarita: Substitute melon liqueur for orange liqueur. Proceed with recipe as directed. Makes 1 serving.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used Midori for melon liqueur.
What do you get when you combine a strawberry-banana smoothie with tequila and triple sec? This sweet, fruity margarita.
Place strawberries and banana slices on a plate and freeze at least 1 hour. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth but still very thick. Pour into chilled margarita or other stemmed glasses.
Arrange oven rack in bottom of oven, and preheat oven to 450°F.
Place 2 tortillas on each of 2 large baking sheets. Sprinkle 1/3 cup beans and 1/2 cup cheese on each tortilla, leaving a 1-inch border. Bake 1 sheet at a time until edges are browned and cheese is bubbly, about 8 minutes. Cut into quarters, top with tomato, guacamole and salsa. Garnish with cilantro.
Repeat with remaining ingredients.
"I came up with this recipe when my crop of tomatoes was much more plentiful than I expected. It's delicious, healthful, and perfect for chips, baked potatoes, and grilled chicken." -Sherri Matheson, Wadsworth, OH
Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; cover and chill at least 2 hours.
This easy 5-ingredient salsa verde recipe is a great way to enjoy fresh tomatillos. Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.
Discard husks and stems from the tomatillos. Combine tomatillos and remaining ingredients in a food processor; pulse until coarsely chopped.
Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl, and toss gently. Cover the salsa, and chill.
Bean and Corn Salsa
Cutting Board Salsa
Signature drink: The Orange Beach, an updated version of the tequila sunrise.
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