PINEAPPLE BASIL MARGARITA

 

  • Cooking Time: 5
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time: 5

Ingredients

  • * 1 qt Pineapple juice
  • * 6 oz Tequila
  • * 2 oz Cointreau
  • * 2 oz Gran Marnier
  • * 4-6 leaves Fresh Basil
  • * Splash Orange Juice (fresh)
  • * For Garnish Pineapple Salt
  • * ½ Cup Sea Salt (may use kosher salt as well)
  • * ½ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • * ½ Cup Dried Pineapple (Small dice)

Directions

  • 1. Fill pitcher with ice and basil.
  • 2. Add Tequila, Cointreau, and Gran Marnier, stir well.
  • 3. Add fruit juices, stir well or shake as needed
  • 4. Rim glasses with Pineapple Salt, serve drink chilled over ice and garnish with pineapple, orange, and fresh basil
  • Preparation:
  • 1. 1. Combine sugar and salt.
  • 2. 2. Add ½ of mixture to food processor.
  • 3. 3. Add dried pineapple, and begin to blend. It may be necessary to start and stop processor so pineapple can mix well
  • 4. 4. Add remainder of sugar and salt mixture, and continue to blend until desired consistency
  • 5. 5. Store in cool, dry place

Notes

A great twist on the classic margarita

Categories: Cocktail 

Author Credit: Red Lobster

Website Credit: http://www.redlobster.com

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