Mango-Avocado Margarita

Randy Mayor
Mangoes and avocados are two foods that are natural partners for margaritas, and this version of the popular cocktail blends them all together. Spice up the traditional salt rim by adding a little chili powder.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 162
Caloriesfromfat 22 %
Fat 4 g
Satfat 1.1 g
Monofat 2.1 g
Polyfat 0.7 g
Protein 1.1 g
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fiber 1.7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Calcium 10 mg

Ingredients

2 cups ice cubes
1 cup chopped peeled mango (about 1 large)
6 tablespoons chopped ripe peeled avocado
6 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup tequila
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons Triple Sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
4 lime wedges (optional)

Preparation

Combine first 8 ingredients in a blender; process until smooth.

Divide the mixture evenly among 4 glasses. Serve drinks with lime wedges, if desired. Serve immediately.

Note:

For extra zip, rub the rim of each empty glass with a lime wedge, then coat the rims with salt and chili powder.

David Bonom,

May 2006