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Jewel's Watermelon Margaritas

Jewel's Watermelon Margaritas

  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    5 m
  • Ready In

    45 m
RainbowJewels

RainbowJewels

This is the non-frozen version of my watermelon margaritas. These are so amazing and refreshing on hot summer days. To make a virgin version, omit the tequila and use a lemon-lime soda.

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  • Calories:
  • 241 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 37.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 102 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Bring 1/2 cup sugar, water, and orange zest in a small saucepan to boil, stirring constantly. Simmer until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Remove simple syrup from heat and allow to cool completely.
  2. Place watermelon in a blender or food processor. Pulse until pureed.
  3. Stir watermelon puree into a large pitcher with simple syrup, tequila, and lime juice.
  4. Place a small amount of salt or sugar into a saucer. Rub edge of margarita glasses with a lime wedge to moisten. Lightly dip the rim of the glass into the saucer to rim the glass; tap off excess salt or sugar.
  5. Fill rimmed glasses with crushed ice; pour margarita mixture into glasses and garnish with lime wedges to serve.
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Reviews

thrillergriller
59

thrillergriller

5/5/2012

ok, I make these too, however, skip the ice! Cube your Melon the night before and freeze it on a waxed paper lined cookie sheet. Make it into a slushie in a blender the next day with all the other ingredients. AWESOME

Christina
21

Christina

5/28/2012

YUM, SOOOO REFRESHING! I followed the other reviewer and cubed/froze my watermelon and skipped the ice. Hubby and I both really, REALLY enjoyed these...They are gonna be a summer staple for sure~YUM! Thanks for sharing. :)

kaillah
21

kaillah

4/18/2012

These are BOMB. Make em all the time in the summer.

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