Merry Christmas! We decided to have margaritas with breakfast, why not?
In his homily, the priest at church last night concluded about Christmas (which I think can be extended to life in general) is that we all just want to love and be loved. Isn't that the truth? I hope you spent your day with the people you love and that love you.
- 3 parts (6 oz.) of a mixture of freshly squeezed lemon juice* (3 oz.) and frozen Minute Maid limeade concentrate (3 oz.)
- 2 parts (4 oz.) tequila
- 1 part (2 oz.) amaretto**
Mix all the ingredients above and serve over ice in a margarita glass (you could also blend all the ingredients in a blender). Garnish with the curly rind of one of your lemons.
This is a simple recipe, a 3:2:1 ratio, easy to remember even with the hectic nature of holidays!
*I like to use Meyers lemons if you have them handy; they are more floral and pair very well with the amaretto.
**This recipe normally calls for triple sec here but I didn't have that so decided to try amaretto, it was a perfect accident. Amaretto is a delicious drink that is often forgotten about except for in amaretto sours, so I guess this margarita is a spin on an amaretto sour. Excellently sweet, sour, with a touch of bitter almond.
|Merry Christmas margaritas!|
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