Refreshing Watermelon Margarita

Every now and then, I love to drink and serve a really great cocktail.  Fresh in-season fruits are a must and using them makes me pretend the drink is healthy – well yes, it’s kinda if you don’t overdo the intake.  Fruity cocktails are great in the summertime.  This recipe is easy to make so it’s a nice idea for when you are having a crowd over for a backyard grill-out; make a large pitcher earlier in the day.  Because this watermelon margarita is so smooth and refreshing, you will be tempted to drink it fast;  watch out as it is sneaky.

Buy a seedless watermelon. Make this cocktail. Serve it up and Enjoy!

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Refreshing Watermelon Margarita

Course Drinks
Keyword Cocktails, Fruity Drinks, Margarita, Watermelon Margarita
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6 to 8 people (depending on the portion)
Author Yasmin R

Ingredients

  • 4 cups seedless watermelon cut in chunks plus extra chunks for garnish
  • 3 medium limes - juiced
  • 1/2 cup Cointreau
  • 1-1/2 cups Patron Silver
  • 1 pinch sea salt

Instructions

  1. In a blender, puree the watermelon chunks 

  2. Pour the watermelon puree into your favorite pitcher

  3. Add the lime juice, Cointreau, Patron, and salt. Stir with a spoon.

  4. Pour into your favorite cocktail glasses over ice and serve. Garnish with lime slices and/or watermelon chunks or slices.

    Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

I choose not to strain the watermelon puree.  I think it gives the margarita a richer taste.  You can certainly opt to strain the drink before serving,  You can also choose to make a frozen margarita by adding all the ingredients into the blender along with ice.

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