Frosty Blended Margaritas

Photo: Leigh Beisch
Prep: 20 minutes. Squeeze a big batch of lime juice so it's easy to refresh your drinks during commercial breaks.

Yield:

Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Nutritional Information

Calories 179
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 26 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Calcium 5 mg

Ingredients

Lime wedges
Kosher salt for the glasses' rims
1/2 cup juice from Mexican limóns or fresh limes
1/4 cup tequila
1 1/2 tablespoons Cointreau (orange-flavored liqueur)
2 1/2-3 tablespoons superfine sugar
12 ice cubes

Preparation

1. Run a lime wedge around the edge of each glass. Then dip rims into a saucer filled with the salt.

2. Put the remaining ingredients into a blender; blend until the ice cubes are chipped and the mixture becomes frothy. Pour the mixture into the prepared glasses; garnish with lime.

Peggy Knickerbocker,

Health

March 2006
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