Watermelon Margaritas

For a make-ahead tip, you can freeze the diced watermelon up to two weeks before the party. Place diced watermelon on a cookie sheet in the freezer for six hours or overnight. Store frozen cubes in a zip-top freezer bag until ready to use.

Yield:

5 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 157
Caloriesfromfat 2 %
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Calcium 6 mg

Ingredients

2 cups diced seeded watermelon, frozen
3/4 cup tequila
1/3 cup triple sec (orange-flavored liqueur)
1 tablespoon sugar
2 tablespoons lime juice
2 cups crushed ice
Granulated sugar (optional)
Lime slices (optional)
Orange slices (optional)

Preparation

Place frozen watermelon, tequila, triple sec, sugar, and lime juice in a blender; process until smooth. Add ice; process until smooth. Serve in glasses rimmed with sugar, and garnish with lime and orange slices, if desired.

Note:

May 1999