Blueberry Margarita

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This quick and easy margarita recipe is made with muddled blueberries and bitters. Slideshow:  More Margaritas 

Blueberry Margarita
Photo: © Todd Porter & Diane Cu
Total Time:
15 mins
Yield:
2

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries

  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) fresh lime juice

  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) reposado or añejo tequila

  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) Simple Syrup

  • Few dashes orange bitters

  • Ice

  • Kosher or sea salt for rimming the glass

Directions

  1. Rub the rim of two rocks or margarita glasses with a lime wedge. Swirl the rims through a small pile of kosher or sea salt to salt them. Add ice cubes to the glasses.

  2. In a cocktail shaker muddle the blueberries and lime juice until the blueberries are pulverized. Add the tequila, Simple Syrup, bitters and a handful of ice to the shaker. Add a left over rind or two from the limes. Shake vigorously for 15 seconds, and then strain into the salted glasses.

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