The Lemon Orchard Recipe

The Lemon Orchard Recipe
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The Lemon Orchard honors the herbal freshness of cilantro and the sweet citrus notes of a lemon. Combining these ingredients with tequila proves a milder version of Amor y Fuego, and also supplies your  guests with a refreshing take on a tequila shot. It’s smooth and easy, a great refresher between sets on the dance floor. Try this drink or one of our other suggestions as your signature wedding cocktail.

1
Servings
46
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce limoncello
  • 1.5 ounces tequila
  • 1-2 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • Splash of soda water

Directions

In a cocktail shaker filled partway with ice, combine limoncello and tequila, and shake until cold. Strain into a cocktail glass, top with soda water, and garnish with cilantro.

Nutritional Facts

Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
2µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
8mg
11%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
3mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
4mg
1%
Sodium, Na
24mg
2%
Water
33g
1%

Lemon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Lemon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.