Cilantro Margarita

Cilantro Margarita
Grand Velas

Ingredients

  • 1/2 ounce  fresh lemon juice
  • 1  sprig  fresh cilantro, leaves removed from stem, plus 1 whole sprig for garnish
  • 1/2  ounce  simple syrup
  •   Ice
  • 2  ounces  Cointreau
  • 2 ounces  tequila blanco
  •   Brown sugar, for rim
  • cherry tomato, for garnish
  • 1   black olive, for garnish

This gorgeous and flavorful cocktail is the signature drink at the Grand Velas resort in Riviera Nayarit. Because the hotel is all-inclusive, you can have as many of these as you'd like. Or, if you want a taste of Mexico at home, then try serving these are your next cocktail party. 

Directions

In a blender, place the lemon juice, cilantro, and simple syrup. Blend to combine. In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, add the Cointreau, tequila, and lemon-cilantro mixture and shake well. Dampen the rim of a cocktail glass, then coat with the brown sugar. Strain the contents of the shaker in to the glass, garnish, and serve. 

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

283 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat Fat Free, Low Fat Abs, Sugar Conscious, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Wheat Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, No Oil Added

Daily value:

14%

Servings:

1
  • Fat 0g 0%
  • Carbs 3g 1%
  • Saturated 0g 0%
  • Fiber 0g 0%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Monounsaturated 0g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 3g 6%
  • Cholesterol 4mg 1%
  • Sodium 189mg 8%
  • Calcium 114mg 11%
  • Magnesium 18mg 4%
  • Potassium 84mg 2%
  • Iron 0mg 1%
  • Zinc 1mg 4%
  • Phosphorus 52mg 7%
  • Vitamin A 15µg 2%
  • Vitamin C 6mg 10%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 5%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 5%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 4%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 5%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 5µg 1%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 4%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin K 7µg 9%
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