Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Cocktail Hour: Strawberry Margaritas

The sun is finally coming out. and picnics, roof parties and all the other joys of summer are just around the corner! Which is why I was so excited when I found this recipe for Strawberry margaritas! I'm a big margarita fan, especially paired with delicious Mexican dishes and friends! These margaritas are super easy to make and can be made in large quanities for get togethers!

3 1/2 cups strawberries
2 1/2 cups crushed ice
1/2 cup tequila
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons Cointreau (orange-flavored liqueur)
Lime wedges (optional)
Combine strawberries, ice, tequila, lime juice, sugar, and liqueur in a blender, and process until the mixture is smooth. Pour the margaritas into 4 large glasses. Garnish margaritas with a lime wedge, if desired. Serve immediately.

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