Watermelon-Strawberry Margaritas
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Serves: 2 margaritas (or one large margarita!)
 
Simply A (RD) Fact: Watermelons and strawberries are high in vitamin C, which is essential for wound healing!
Ingredients
For the Margaritas:
  • ¾ cup cubed, seedless watermelon
  • ¾ cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • ¼ cup tequila
  • Juice from half a lime
  • Salt, optional
  • ½ - 1 cup ice
  • Simple syrup, to taste
  • Kosher salt and zest from half a lime, for the glass rims
  • Lime slices and strawberry slices, for garnish
For the simple syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
Instructions
To make simple syrup:
  1. In a small saucepan, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar. Heat mixture over medium heat until sugar dissolves completely. Let syrup cool completely before pouring into a container and storing in the fridge.
To make the margaritas:
  1. In the bowl of a blender, combine watermelon, strawberries, tequila, lime juice, salt, and ice. Blend until smooth. Taste and add simple syrup to taste. Blend to combine.
  2. Rub a lime wedge around edge of a glass and then dip the glass in the salt/lime zest mixture, making sure to evenly coat rim. Pour margarita into the glass and garnish with lime and strawberry slices. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 margarita (made with 1 tablespoon sugar) Calories: 127 calories Fat: 0gm Saturated fat: 0gm Carbohydrates: 16gm Sodium: 79mg Fiber: 1gm Protein: < 1gm Cholesterol: 0mg
Recipe by Simply A (RD) Foodie at http://simplyrdfoodie.com/watermelon-strawberry-margaritas/