Watermelon Margaritas

Watermelon Margarita | 1924 London

If your weather is anything like it is here in Ottawa then today’s Happy Hour recipe is the perfect trick to cool down on a hot summer day. PS if you love watermelon check back next week for a delicious and simple watermelon salad recipe!

Watermelon Margarita | 1924 London

Watermelon Margaritas

Ingredients:

  • Ripe seedless watermelon, cut into 1β€³ cubes (about 3-4 cups)
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 4 ounces good quality white tequila (or whatever you have)
  • 2 ounces orange flavored liqueur (Cointreau or Grand Marnier)
  • Ice (2-3 cups)
  • lime, for glass rimming and garnish (optional)
  • course sea salt or sugar to rim your glass- personal preference
  • simple syrup (optional)

Directions:

  1. Rub lime around rim of glasses and dip in sea salt or sugar.
  2. Fill half a blender with the cubed watermelon. Add about 2 cups ice. Add the tequila, liqueur, and lime juice. Blend until watermelon is pureed & the ice is crushed.
  3. Fill rimmed glasses with ice, pour the margarita over and garnish with lime (if desired). If your watermelon is not particularly sweet you can add some simple syrup.

Watermelon Margarita | 1924 London

Watermelon Margarita | 1924 London

Kirsten xo

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