Saturday, June 6, 2015

Summer Recipes: Ina Garten's Real Margaritas

Nothing tastes better on a hot summer weekend than cold, fresh margaritas. For the busy working woman, giving yourself some time to relax and de-stress on the weekends is so important. This margarita recipe is perfect for a weekend bbq, girls night in, or summer fiesta. Made with fresh squeezed lime juice and a secret hint of lemon, these margaritas are the real thing!

This recipe is from The Food Network: Barefoot Contessa and makes 4-6 servings.


Real Margaritas Recipe 

Ingredients: 

1 Lime Halved 
Kosher Salt 
1/2 Cup Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice 
2 Tablespoons Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice 
1 Cup Triple Sec 
1 Cup White Tequila 
Ice 

Directions: 

Combine lime juice, lemon juice, tequila and triple sec into a blender with 2 cups of ice and mix until blended. Use a lime to coat the rim of each glass, then dip the glass into the kosher salt to salt the rim. Pour the margaritas into the glasses and add a slice of lime to each.

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