Tequila Sunset

A twist on the classic tequila sunrise, with bright purple, subtly floral, and plum-flavored prickly pear syrup in place of grenadine.


Serves 8

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Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 160
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.8 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Sodium 64 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 cup silver tequila
2 cups pineapple juice
2 cups orange juice
About 1/3 cup prickly pear cactus syrup*


1. Mix tequila and juices in a large pitcher.

2. Pour about 2/3 cup tequila mixture into a glass filled with ice. Drizzle in 2 tsp. syrup, stirring slightly to blend. Repeat with remaining glasses.

*Available at well-stocked beverage stores or through desertusa.com

Make ahead: Through step 1, 2 hours, chilled.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

August 2010
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