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Pink Pom Pom Margaritas

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 min
  • Total Time: 5 mins
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: Mexican-American

Description

A festive pink drink is what every party needs! These delightfully sweet pomegranate margaritas are guaranteed to please!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 oz of your favorite tequila
  • 1 oz triple sec or any orange liquor
  • 1 1/2 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 1/2 oz fresh pomegranate juice
  • 1 tsp agave nectar
  • 1/4 C kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp lime zest
  • 1 tbsp pomegranate seeds

Instructions

  1. Before juicing your limes, use a zester to remove just the outer green skin and set aside
  2. (to get the most juice from the limes, roll them on a hard surface before juicing).
  3. In a cocktail mixer, add tequila, orange liquor, lime juice, and agave nectar. Fill shaker with ice and place top on and shake vigorously for 20 seconds.
  4. Mix kosher salt and lime zest in a shallow dish big enough to dip the top of glass in.
  5. Using a lime wedge, wet the rim of the glass and dip glass into salt and zest mixture.
  6. Fill glass with ice and strain the margarita over ice, add seeds and pomegranate seeds.
  7. Garnish with lime wheel and enjoy.

Notes

  • use fresh pomegranate juice (instead of bottled) to get the perfect pink hue!

Keywords: margarita, summer, cocktail, drink, pomegranate, pink, lime, tequila, Cinco de Mayo, Mexican, sweet