How to Make Cucumber Margarita

How to Make Cucumber Margarita

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 10 mins

Cooking time: –

Ingredients needed to make Cucumber Margarita:

For the cucumber juice:

  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and roughly chopped

For the margaritas:

  • 4 oz Yellow Chartreuse
  • 8 oz silver, 100% agave tequila
  • 4 oz freshly squeezed out lime juice
  • 4 oz light agave nectar
  • 4 lime wedges
  • Ice cubes

Cooking instructions for Cucumber Margarita:

  • To make the juice, toss the cucumber chunks into your food processor and pulse them briskly at high for half a minute.
  • Strain the juice out through a fine mesh sieve into a bowl while squeezing the solids to extract maximum juice out of it; discard the residues.
  • Measure 2 cups of this strained cucumber juice and set aside.
  • To make the margaritas, leave four cocktail glasses in the freezer until they are chilled.
  • Pour the reserved cucumber juice into a pitcher, along with the agave nectar, tequila as well as Chartreuse as well as a splash of lime juice.
  • Give it a nice stir to mix well and pour 7 oz of it into a cocktail shaker.
  • Plop in few ice cubes into the shaker until it is half-filled and fasten the lid.
  • Give it a nice shake for half a minute and tip it into one of the chilled glasses.
  • Insert a partially slit lime wedges into the rim of the glass and make rest of the margaritas in a similar fashion.
  • Serve chilled.

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