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Strawberry-Banana Margarita

Photo: Maura McEvoy
Yield Makes 3 servings (serving size: 6 ounces)
What do you get when you combine a strawberry-banana smoothie with tequila and triple sec? This sweet, fruity margarita.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup strawberries, hulled and halved
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled and sliced
  • 4 1/2 ounces (1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon) tequila
  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) triple sec
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime or lemon juice
  • 1 cup crushed ice

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 34 mg
  • calories 247
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • carbohydrate 31 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • fat 1 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • iron 1 mg
  • protein 2 mg
  • satfat 0 g
  • sodium 4 mg

How to Make It

  1. 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.

Recipe from Go Bananas! 150 Recipes for America's Most Versatile Fruit, by Susan Quick (Broadway, August 2000)