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Carrot Margaritas

  • Author: Lauren
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 cocktails 1x
  • Category: Cocktails/drinks
  • Method: Shaker
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

Refreshing, lightly sweet and absolutely stunning, these carrot margaritas are perfect for entertaining or serving at brunch!


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Ingredients

  • 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)

Instructions

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.


Notes

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. 


Nutrition

  • 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