Green With Envy Cocktail

Tequila cocktails don’t always have to be margaritas: Spice it up with this tantalizing drink

This smooth and spicy cocktail is ideal for celebrating National Tequila Day on July 24.

This recipe is courtesy of Pamela Wiznitzer, USBG NY Chapter President and Creative Director at Seamstress in New York.

1
Servings
177
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the glass rim

  • 1 Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 1 Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 Pinch of white pepper

For the cocktail

  • 1 3/4 Ounce tequila reposado, such as CRUZ Reposado Tequila
  • 3/4 Ounces lime juice
  • 3/4 Ounces honey water
  • 2 pieces green pepper
  • Dash of cayenne pepper

Directions

For the glass rim

Moisten the rim of the glass with a dab of water. Combine all the ingredients on a plate. Roll the rim of the glass in the spice mix until it’s covered to your taste.

For the cocktail

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker. Shake well and strain into a spice and salt-rimmed lowball glass.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Vitamin A, RAE
7µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
11mg
15%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
2mg
0%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
9µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
6mg
2%
Phosphorus, P
8mg
1%
Sodium, Na
68mg
5%
Water
57g
2%

Cocktail Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Cocktail Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.