Strawberry Orange Margaritas

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Have I mentioned how much I love Mexican food?  Like maybe once or a hundred times twice?

And you know what goes great with Mexican food?  Margaritas.

Interestingly enough, I have this thing about tequila.  The “thing” being that I don’t really care for it all that much.  Unless it’s in a frozen strawberry (or other fruit-flavored) margarita.  I can’t do the plain, on-the-rocks thing.  I don’t know, clearly I’m not a real margarita drinker.

But last weekend, I really wanted to be one.  The weather was gorgeous–perfect weather for sitting out on the patio, firing up the old grill, and just relaxing–and since we were having fajitas, margaritas seemed like the next logical step.

I’m nothing if not logical.

 

Strawberry Orange Margaritas
 
makes one blenderful
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces tequila
  • 6 ounces sour mix
  • 2 ounces triple sec
  • 2 tablespoons orange marmalade
  • 1 cup (or s0, just eyeball it) strawberries, washed and hulled
  • ice
Method
  1. In a blender, combine liquids, strawberries, and marmalade, and pulse to combine.
  2. Add ice--about three handfuls, or so--and mix until desired consistency is reached.

Happy Friday–have a wonderful weekend, everyone!

 

11 Comments

  1. Terry

    I’m an on the rocks girl myself but my husband prefers his frozen. These sound great, I would have never thought of using orange marmalade.
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    • Ashley

      The marmalade really gave it a nice flavor, without watering down the tequila! =)

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  2. Shirley

    YUM I need this and some Mexican food right now!

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    • Ashley

      You’re so lucky that you have a restaurant like that within walking distance! Then I wouldn’t feel so guilty about all the chips and salsa I eat! =)

      Reply
  3. Hayley

    Ooooooh girl, you’re speaking my language! Should I win this Mega Millions, can I fly you out to California to be my personal bartender?! You make such beautiful and DELICIOUS drinks!! This looks AMAZING right about now…
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    • Kitchen Meets Girl

      Yes, yes you can. And wait ’til you see the one I have planned for next week! =)

      Reply
  4. Alyssa

    What a great drink for summer!! I never thought to put marmalade in a drink, it sounds good! Just wanted to let you know that I am awarding you the Versatile Blogger Award today on my blog. Have a great rest of the weekend!

    Reply

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