Refreshing, lightly sweet and absolutely stunning, these carrot margaritas are perfect for entertaining or serving at brunch!
- Margarita salt (optional)
- 5 ounces 100% bottled carrot juice
- 3 ounces tequila blanco
- 1 ounces fresh lime juice
- 1 ½ ounce ginger liqueur (such as Domaine De Canton) or syrup*
- Carrot tops for garnish (optional)
Place salt in a shallow dish.
Dip rims of two rocks glasses in water (or run a lime wedge around rim) then lightly dip rims in salt; fill with ice.
Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice, add carrot juice, tequila, liqueur (or syrup), and lime juice; secure lid and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled.
Strain margarita into prepared glasses and garnish with carrot tops.
To make a ginger simple syrup:
- ¼ cup water
- ¼ cup sugar
- 2-inch knob fresh ginger, chopped
- Pinch salt
Combine water, sugar, ginger, and salt in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook 1 minute, remove from heat and cool completely. Pour syrup through a fine mesh sieve; store syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
- Calories: 181
- Sugar: 4g
- Sodium: 50mg
- Fat: 0g
- Saturated Fat: 0g
- Carbohydrates: 15g
- Fiber: 2g
- Protein: 1g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
Keywords: Carrot Cocktail, Carrot Margarita, Healthy Margarita