Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita

Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita

Thirsty Sunday! Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita time.

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We threw a Siete de Mayo party last night…

I love Cinco de Mayo, and I was out of town for it this year… ate an airport burrito bowl to celebrate. It was NOT good.

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Soooo my roommate and I decided we should have people over. Then we realized it was also the Kentucky Derby so we had a “Siete de Mayo Derby Party.”

Random but real fun!

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I’m going to post the tacos we made for the party tomorrow – easy and good.

Watermelon – it’s dangerous for me to have around. Not because it’s unhealthy or anything, but I could eat an entire one or at least half of one in one sitting. Until my stomach hurts. I love it so much.

I’ve never made watermelon juice from one before – until now! Only to then add tequila.

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I actually made the watermelon juice with jalapenos. By itself it was VERY spicy. But once you add all the other ingredients it was just perfect.

Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita

Ingredients

  • 1/2 watermelon (about 4 cups of watermelon)
  • 1-2 jalapenos (I used 2 - use 1 if sensitive to spice)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cups tequila
  • 3/4 cup Triple Sec
  • 1 1/2 cups club soda
  • 6 limes, juices (about 1/2 cup lime juice)

Instructions

  1. In a blender, blend the watermelon and sliced and seeded jalapenos until smooth. Strain the mixture, discarding the pulp. Place juice in a pitcher.
  2. To the watermelon-jalapeno juice, add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Serve over ice.
http://www.supperthymestories.com/watermelon-jalapeno-margaritas/

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