La Melonada

Las Palmas • Chicago

La Melonada is based on a traditional Mexican agua fresca—made with fruit, herbs, spices and water. The usual garnish at Las Palmas: skewered cantaloupe balls.

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  • Servings: makes 1 drink

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  • 3/4 cantaloupe cubes
  • One 1/2-inch piece of peeled fresh ginger, chopped
  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • 3/4 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce water
  • 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Ice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a blender, puree all of the ingredients except the ice. Strain into an ice-filled shaker. Shake well; strain into a chilled martini glass.

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