Fritz's Sonoran Sunset

Fritz's Sonoran Sunset Recipe
Thomas J. Story
Prickly pear syrup adds a sweet note to this cocktail's grapefruit and tequila mixture. If your local store doesn't carry prickly pear syrup, you can order it online or substitute grenadine.


Makes 1 serving

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Nutritional Information

Calories 136
Caloriesfromfat 0.7 %
Protein 0.6 g
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 1.2 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1/2 cup grapefruit juice
1 1/2 tablespoons tequila
1 tablespoon prickly pear syrup (see notes)


Fill an 8- to 12-ounce glass with ice cubes. Add grapefruit juice and tequila and stir. Drizzle with prickly pear syrup or substitute grenadine.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.


Fritz Jandrey of Portal, AZ developed this cocktail to serve to guests in his garden sanctuary on summer evenings.

Prickly pear syrup is available at

Fritz Jandrey, Portal, AZ,


June 2006