Cherry Tomato Margarita

This take on the margarita shows off the sweeter side of tomatoes. For a showstopping garnish, grill skewered tomatoes before adding to the drink

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  • Makes: 1 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Prep: 10 mins
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Cherry Tomato Margarita
Ingredients
 
Coarse or flaked sea salt
3
sweet yellow cherry tomatoes
 
Pinch coarse or flaked sea salt
3
tablespoons silver tequila (1 1/2 oz.)
1
tablespoon orange liqueur (1/2 ounce)
1
tablespoon fresh lime juice (1/2 oz.)
1
tablespoon simple syrup (1/2 oz.)
 
Cherry tomatoes for garnish
Directions
  1. Rim a glass with coarse salt; set aside. In a cocktail shaker combine cherry tomatoes and a pinch of salt; muddle tomatoes until broken up and juiced. Add tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, simple syrup, and ice; shake until chilled, about 30 seconds. Double strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with a few cherry tomatoes on a bamboo skewer, if desired.
From the Test Kitchen

Another time try a garnish of grilled cherry tomatoes.

Simple Syrup
Ingredients
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup water
Directions
  1. In a small saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring just to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Cool; cover and chill at least 1 hour before using. Makes about 1/3 cup.
Nutrition Facts (Cherry Tomato Margarita)
    Per serving:
  • 189 kcal cal.,
  • 0 g fat
  • (0 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 446 mg sodium,
  • 18 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 11 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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Cocktail Recipes, Drink Recipes
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