Cinco de Mayo Drink Recipe

[dropcap custom_class=”normal”]Since Cinco de Mayo and margaritas go together like sofas and loveseats, we thought it was only fitting to celebrate this day with our favorite drink recipe. Not only is this pomegranate margarita refreshing and delicious, but it’s easy to make—so drink responsibly and enjoy! [/dropcap]

Ingredients:
• 2 oz tequila, white (blanco) or silver
• 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
• 3 oz sparkling pomegranate juice
• 1 oz pomegranate juice
• sliced lime, to garnish
• pomegranate arils, to garnish
• coarse salt and gold sugar, to rim glasses

Directions:
1. Combine coarse salt and gold sugar in a small, flat plate. Moisten the rim of serving glass with a wedge of lime. Invert serving glass in salt-sugar mixture.
2. Add tequila, lime juice, sparkling pomegranate juice, and pomegranate juice. Top with ice. Stir to combine. Garnish with sliced lime and pomegranate arils.

 

Recipe and photo credit: The Little Epicurean