Pomegranate Margarita

December 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

Pomegranate Margarita

I tasted this drink, while visiting family in California, over Thanksgiving holiday. It was good, but it was missing something. I decided to make again when I got home. In California, I remember it being a pretty, pale, ballerina pink. This drink is now an extraordinary shade of pink. It is the color of the inside of a watermelon, and as delicious as it looks.

Pomegranate Margarita Ingredients

I really enjoy eating pomegranate seeds, and they are so healthy for you, but they are so messy, so I don’t eat them very often.

Pomegranate Seeds and Juice

I used a potato masher to juice some seeds, then I strained the juice. Next time I will get some organic pomegranate juice from the store, and not bother with juicing the seeds. I added a half a handful of pomegranate seeds to the glass, after I poured the drink. I was happy I added them, because they were so yummy to snack on when I finished the drink.

Cocktail Shaker Pomegranate Margarita Seeds

This recipe is adapted from our Uncle Ben’s copy of, The Art Of The Bar, Tequila Gimlet De Grenada. Thank you Uncle Ben. I hope you make and enjoy this cocktail with your family and friends during the holidays, and beyond. I am thrilled to be linking up with Angela at Cottage Magpie and Domestic Fashionista, in their Holiday Recipes Linky Parade.

Pomegranate Margarita
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Recipe type: Drink
Author: Jillian
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz pomegranate liquor
  • 2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz fresh pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 oz fresh orange juice
  • kosher salt for rim of glass
  • 1 handful of pomegranate seeds for bottom of glass
Instructions
  1. Rub wedge of lime along rim of cocktail glass
  2. Pour 2 Tbsp salt into small plate
  3. Turn glass upside down and dip rim in salt all the way around pretty glass of choice
  4. Combine all ingredients in an ice filled cocktail shaker
  5. Shake until cold
  6. Strain into a salt rimmed cocktail glass
  7. Cut half moon sliver of lime and slide onto rim
  8. Place 1/2 handful of pomegranate seeds into each glass
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One Response so far.

  1. Dara Weyna says:

    YUM!!! Must try this one.

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