Tequila Julep

Tequila Julep
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Tequila Julep

Maryse Chevriere

Tequila Julep

In honor of two great drinking holidays — Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby — falling on the same day this year, we offer this mashup cocktail combining Cinco's popular spirit with the Derby's iconic drink

Ingredients

  • 10-12  cilantro leaves (plus extra sprigs for garnish)
  • 1  Teaspoon  agave nectar
  • 1  Ounce  lemon juice
  • 2 1/2  Ounces  tequila
  • Crushed ice

Directions

In a cocktail glass, muddle the cilantro, agave nectar, and lemon juice. Add about half of the tequila and some crushed ice, then stir to mix. Add the rest of the tequila and fill the glass with crushed ice. Garnish with a couple of sprigs of cilantro.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
5g
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
9g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
11mg
15%
Calcium, Ca
3mg
0%
Fluoride, F
1µg
0%
Folate, total
3µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
3mg
0%
Sodium, Na
423mg
28%
Water
93g
3%