11 Inventive Takes on the Traditional Margarita Recipe
You know the original -- tequila, triple sec, lime juice -- and you also know the travesty/exquisiteness of a Señor Frog's frozen margarita and its giant, plastic-cupped ilk. So, because almost anything with tequila can be considered a margarita, let's meet in the middle with these 11 super-creative homemade margarita interpretations.
The citrus zest rim jazzes up this simple grapefruit juice concoction. Recipe here!
Muddle all the elements and strain for a refreshing summer drink with a kick! Recipe here.
Savory rosemary actually pairs quite nicely with sugared-up grapefruit juice. Get the recipe.
With the addition of lemon-lime soda it's almost more of a cranberry cooler, but it's got tequila so it's definitely a margarita. Recipe here.
Cucumber adds a secondary fresh element. Add crushed ice if you're feelin' fancy. Get the recipe here!
Blueberries, strawberries, honey, Cointreau, lemon-lime soda water, vanilla ice cream... tequila. This recipe is definitely a margarita!!
Chambord -- a red and black raspberry, Madagascar vanilla, and XO Cognac liqueur -- gives an otherwise standard margarita a sweet twist. Here's the recipe.
The apple juice and cinnamon add an interesting note, and it does have tequila, but honestly, I'm having trouble keeping up this charade. Tasty Tex-Mex this way!