The Michelada

This beer-based Mexican refresher is a good way to kick off your taco night. The tangy, spicy flavors are a perfect match for the smoky, spicy pork and sweet-tart pineapple salsa. Prepare the base ahead, chill, and stir in the beer just before serving. --Julianna Grimes


Serves 4 (serving size: about 7 ounces)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Sodium 199 mg
Fat 0 g


6 tablespoons spicy Bloody Mary mix (such as Tabasco)
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
2 (12-ounce) bottles light beer


Combine spicy Bloody Mary mix, fresh lime juice, soy sauce, hot pepper sauce, and beer. Serve over ice.