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Margaritas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Elizabeth Hance
Added: Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Limes 10-15
Sugar 3 cups
Water 3 cups
Tequila - any mid range brand
Triple Sec - orange flavored mixer small bottle
Coarse salt

Directions:
Directions:
Juice limes - do not substitute a pre made mix or juice its not the same!
Pour lime juice into pitcher
Heat water and sugar on the stove to a boil reduce heat and simmer to 10-15 mins until reduced and slightly thickened. Cool completely. (this is simple syrup-used in many recipes)
Combine sugar syrup with the lime juice add 2-4 cups water....taste the mix at this point...if too tart add more syrup ...if too concentrated add more water...until just right.
Combine juice mixture with ice in the blender. Add appropriate amount of tequila and triple sec (2 shots tequila & 1/2 shot of triple sec per glass). Blend and pour into salt rimmed glasses (rub lime on the edge of the glass and put face down on a plate covered with salt).
Enjoy carefully!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 mins
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Sauza silver tequila is a good mid price brand...silver tequila is a lighter cleaner taste while gold is spicier and deeper in flavor.

 

 

 

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