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Fewer Calories – Spicy Pineapple Margarita

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Spicy Pineapple Margarita
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Recipe type: Drink
 
This is a fantastic recipe if you want to have a margarita without the loaded calories. When compared to a pre-made Margarita mix, this recipe cuts out more than 100 calories.
Ingredients
  • 1⁄3 cup diced pineapple
  • 2 oz. tequila
  • 1⁄4 tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1⁄3 tsp. chili powder
  • Ice (to fill Cocktail Shaker)
  • 1⁄2 limes, juiced
  • 1⁄4 tbsp. agave nectar
Instructions
  1. Combine salt and chili powder on small plate.
  2. Wet rim of 1 short glass with lime juice or water, margarita sponge works perfectly for this task.
  3. Dip rim of glass in salt/chili mixture. Set aside.
  4. Blend pineapple, tequila, lime juice and honey in blender until smooth.
  5. Add ice and blend until you have an icy margarita.
  6. Pour into salt & chili-rimmed glass and garnish with lime slice.
  7. For “on the rocks” version, use pineapple juice and cocktail shaker
Notes
Cocktail Equipment: Rocks Glass and Blender, margarita sponge
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 180
Spicy Pineapple Margarita
Author: 
Recipe type: Drink
 
This is a fantastic recipe if you want to have a margarita without the loaded calories. When compared to a pre-made Margarita mix, this recipe cuts out more than 100 calories.
Ingredients
  • 1⁄3 cup diced pineapple
  • 2 oz. tequila
  • 1⁄4 tbsp. kosher salt
  • 1⁄3 tsp. chili powder
  • Ice (to fill Cocktail Shaker)
  • 1⁄2 limes, juiced
  • 1⁄4 tbsp. agave nectar
Instructions
  1. Combine salt and chili powder on small plate.
  2. Wet rim of 1 short glass with lime juice or water, margarita sponge works perfectly for this task.
  3. Dip rim of glass in salt/chili mixture. Set aside.
  4. Blend pineapple, tequila, lime juice and honey in blender until smooth.
  5. Add ice and blend until you have an icy margarita.
  6. Pour into salt & chili-rimmed glass and garnish with lime slice.
  7. For “on the rocks” version, use pineapple juice and cocktail shaker
Notes
Cocktail Equipment: Rocks Glass and Blender, margarita sponge
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 Calories: 180

 

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