Blood Orange Rosemary Margaritas
 
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Get your Happy Hour on with these delicious Blood Orange Rosemary Margaritas! Fresh blood orange juice mixed with tequila and orange liqueur.
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Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
Salt Rim
  • ¼ cup coarse salt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh chopped rosemary
  • ¼ to ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 lime, juiced
Cocktail
  • 6 blood oranges, juiced
  • 3 fresh limes, juiced
  • 1½ cups silver tequila
  • ¾ cup triple sec (orange liqueur)
  • ¼ cup agave or simple syrup (optional)
  • ice
  • 1 blood orange, sliced
  • fresh rosemary sprigs, for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a small shallow dish, combine the salt, rosemary, and cayenne pepper. Pour the lime juice into a separate small dish. Dip each glass upside down into the lime juice and then into the salt mixture, set aside.
  2. Strain the blood orange juice with a fine mesh sieve into a large pitcher. Add the lime juice, tequila, triple sec and simple syrup (if using). Give it a good stir until evenly combined.
  3. Fill each of the rimmed glasses with ice and then divide the margarita mix evenly among each glass. Garnish with a blood orange slice and a small sprig of rosemary. Enjoy!
Recipe by The Candid Appetite at http://www.thecandidappetite.com/blood-orange-rosemary-margaritas/