Cranberry Margaritas

Cranberry Margaritas

Tequila made from 100% blue agave contains agavins, a particular type of sugar found in tequila that actually has weight loss properties.

Course beverage
Keyword alcohol, cranberries, margarita
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

Cranberry Compote

  • 3 cups fresh cranberries *Skewer extra cranberries on toothpicks for garnish
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger

Nutmeg Rim Salt

  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp finely grated lemon peel
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 cup of ice

Cranberry Margaritas

  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 2 oz fresh orange juice
  • 3 oz 100% blue agave blanco tequila
  • 2 tbsp cranberry compote

Instructions

Cranberry Compote

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a sauce pan and simmer until cranberries burst and reduce to a thick compote.
  2. Stir zest and ginger into the compote. Set aside.

Nutmeg Rim Salt

  1. Combine all ingredients in a dish larger than the rim of the glasses you will be using.
  2. Use lemon wedge to moisten glass rims and dip into rim salt mixture.

Cranberry Margaritas

  1. Combine all ingredients in a blender. Pour in glasses with rims dipped in the nutmeg rim salt. Garnish with cranberries on toothpicks and a lime wedge.