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Pomegranate Margaritas
© Petrina Tinslay

Pomegranate Margaritas


"I just love pomegranates," says chef Govind Armstrong, who uses the tart fruit in everything from salads to sauces. "Last winter, so many farmers brought me pomegranates that I had to think of something else to do with them. So I came up with this cocktail."

  1. 1 3/4 cups chilled pomegranate juice
  2. Kosher salt
  3. 1 1/2 cups silver tequila
  4. 1 cup triple sec
  5. 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  6. Ice cubes
  7. 8 lime wheels, for garnish
  1. Pour 1/4 cup of the pomegranate juice into a saucer; spread kosher salt in another saucer. Moisten the outer edge of 8 margarita glasses with the pomegranate juice, then coat with the salt.
  2. In a pitcher, stir the remaining 1 1/2 cups of pomegranate juice, the tequila, triple sec and lime juice. Working in batches, shake the mixture in a large ice-filled shaker, then strain into the glasses. Garnish each margarita with a lime wheel and serve.