Tequila connoisseurs get ready to toast, because National Margarita Day is on Sunday, February 22nd. Here are five margaritas to test out, if you plan on sipping on the agave based spirit this weekend.
1. Mango Scotch Bonnet Margarita:
Directions: Crush mango and chili slices in the base of a shaker with a muddler. Add cubed ice and remaining ingredients. Shake hard and strain over ice in an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a scotch bonnet chili and a roll of dried mango.
2. Margarita of the Year:
Directions: Combine ingredients in shaker with ice. Shake and then strain into glass.
3. Look Better Naked Margarita:
Directions: Rim a chilled cocktail glass with equal parts salt and fresh cracked green peppercorns. Remove rosemary leaves from stem and muddle in mixing glass until aromatic. Add liquid ingredients and ice, shake vigorously. Strain in to prepared cocktail class and garnish with rosemary sprig.
4. Cruzcumber Margarita:
Directions: Mix together lime juice, triple sec, simple syrup and Cruz Silver Tequila. Muddle cucumber, shake, strain and serve over ice.
5. Chocolate Chip Margarita:
Directions: In a shaker filled with ice combine Sauza Blue Silver, Crave Chocolate Chili, and half and half. Shake until chilled. Strain into martini glasses. Garnish with chocolate chips.