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:

304 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Fat, Low Sodium Fat Free, Low Fat Abs, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly

Daily value:

15%

Servings:

1
  • Fat 0g 0%
  • Carbs 11g 4%
  • Saturated 0g 0%
  • Fiber 0g 1%
  • Sugars 11g
  • Monounsaturated 0g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 0g 0%
  • Sodium 11mg 0%
  • Calcium 5mg 0%
  • Magnesium 3mg 1%
  • Potassium 41mg 1%
  • Iron 1mg 3%
  • Zinc 0mg 1%
  • Phosphorus 8mg 1%
  • Vitamin A 10µg 1%
  • Vitamin C 6mg 10%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 2%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 1%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 1%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 5µg 1%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin K 9µg 12%
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