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Prickly Pear Margarita

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This easy prickly pear margarita recipe has only 5 ingredients and is full of flavor! The freshly squeezed lime juice, splash of tequila, and sweet agave nectar all come together in the most vibrant pink prickly pear margarita.

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Ingredients

2 medium prickly pears

2/3 cup lime juice (about 4 medium limes)

1/2 a cup light agave nectar

6 ounces of tequila

1 1/2 cup ice cubes

1 bottle sparkling water (16 ounces)

OPTIONAL ADDITIONS:

1/5 cup sugar

pinch of cayenne

Additional limes for garnish

Instructions

  1. Prepare prickly pears by slicing each in half, scoop out the prickly pear meat and seeds, and discard the skin. Using a fork, mash the pulp and seeds into a semi-puree consistency.
  2. In a medium bowl or glass, mix together the lime juice, agave, and prickly pear puree until well combined. Strain with a fine mesh sieve into a pitcher.
  3. Pour 1/4 of a cup of the prickly pear margarita mix into a 6 – 8oz glass over ice. Add 1.5 ounces of tequila, then top with sparkling water.

OPTIONAL ADDITIONS:

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Keywords: prickly pear margarita

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