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Verde Margarita

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Verde Margarita


A creamy, delicious savory Margarita made with reposado tequila, Cointreau, fresh lime and ripe Fresh California Avocados. Served in a kosher, celery salt, green peppercorn rimmed glass. Perfect with chips & salsa.


Serves: 1

2 oz. Cabo Wabo® Reposado tequila
1 oz. Cointreau® or orange liqueur
1 oz. lime juice
1 oz. Simple syrup
1/4 large, ripe Fresh California Avocados
2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro
As needed cilantro sprigs for garnish

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.


  1. Place the rimming mixture in a small bowl.
  2. Wet outside rim of rocks glass with a lime wedge.
  3. Dip into salt/peppercorn mixture until coated. Set aside.
  4. Combine ALL of the ingredients in a blender (without ice)
  5. Blend for a few seconds.
  6. Add about a cup of ice and blend until smooth.
  7. Pour into rimmed rocks glass.
  8. Garnish with cilantro sprig.

Serving Suggestions:
RIM: Mixture of Kosher salt, celery salt and crushed green and/or white peppercorns.

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*Note: Recipe can be made without cilantro, if desired.

*A large Fresh California Avocado weighs about 8 oz.

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Kim Haasarud, Liquid Architecture


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