Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

Cucumber Cilantro Margarita

Muddled cucumber and cilantro add fresh flavor to a lime margarita.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

1

serving

Simple Syrup
1
cup sugar
1
cup water
Cucumber Cilantro Margarita
4
slices English (seedless) cucumber
2
to 3 sprigs fresh cilantro
3/4
oz Simple Syrup
1 1/2
oz blanco tequila
3/4
oz clear orange-flavored liqueur
3/4
oz fresh lime juice
Additional cucumber slices, if desired
  1. To make Simple Syrup, mix sugar and water in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Transfer to storage container. Cover and refrigerate up to 3 days. Makes 1 1/4 cups.
  2. To make margarita, add 4 cucumber slices and sprigs of cilantro to cocktail shaker; break up with muddler or spoon. Add 3/4 oz of the simple syrup, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur and lime juice. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice. Garnish with additional cucumber slices.
Makes 1 serving

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 200
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 0mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 12g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 10g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.