François Vera reinvents the classic Tommy’s Margarita (created in the 1980s at Tommy’s Mexican restaurant in San Francisco) with subtly spicy jalapeño-infused agave nectar. Slideshow: America's Best Margarita Bars 

François Vera

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Credit: © Lucas Allen

Recipe Summary

Yield:
1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the tequila, guava nectar, lime juice and Jalapeño Nectar. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled rocks glass over the large ice cube and place the jalapeño slice on the ice.

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Notes

Jalapeño Nectar: In a jar, combine 5 ounces agave nectar with 2 halved and seeded jalapeños. Cover and refrigerate for 24 hours. Strain into a clean jar, cover and refrigerate for up to 2 weeks. Makes 5 ounces.

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