This citrusy and zesty Green Jalapeño Margarita recipe from Liz of FoodCharmer.com, features an exotic blend of orange juice, spinach leaves, lime juice, slices of fresh jalapeño chile and cilantro leaves. It's a perfect choice when you're looking for an exceptional entertaining selection. For added color and flavor accent, garnish each with a jalapeño slice if desired. See how to make this green margarita on the Nestlé Kitchens blog.
- 3/4 cup fresh spinach leaves
- 1/4 cup tequila blanco
- 1/4 cup orange liqueur (such as Triple Sec or Grand Marnier)
- 1/4 cup apple or orange juice
- 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
- 2 to 4 slices fresh jalapeño chile
- 10 to 12 cilantro leaves
- 2 cups crushed ice
- Coarse salt
PLACE spinach, tequila, liqueur, juice, lime juice, jalapeño slices, cilantro and ice in blender; cover. Blend until smooth.
DIP rims of glasses into water; dip into salt and shake off excess. Pour margarita mixture into glasses. Garnish each with a jalapeño slice, if desired.
Cook's Tip: Increase amounts of jalapeño, cilantro and spinach leaves according to taste.