Blueberry Cilantro Margarita

Craving margarita? This one is for you. Blueberry and cilantro stem simple syrup, freshly squeezed lemon juice, Tequila and Triple sec mixed together to make a beautiful drink. 

You say Thursday. I say Friday eve. 

Woooooop!!!

I love my daily antioxidants.

At times, with some booze:)

And cilantro stems add a subtle earthiness.





 






Skill level – Easy

Blueberry Cilantro Margarita

Ingredients:

1 cup (8 ounces) blueberry simple syrup

1/2 cup (4 ounces) Tequila

1/4 cup (2 ounces) Triple sec

1/4 cup (2 ounces) lemon juice

additional blueberries, for garnish

additional cilantro, for garnish

Blueberry cilantro simple syrup

1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen

1 cup water

2 tablespoons sugar

10 cilantro stems, refer notes

Preparation:

1. Stir blueberry simple syrup, Tequila, Triple sec and lemon juice together. 

2. Pour over 2 glasses filled with ice. Garnish with additional blueberries and cilantro. Serve immediately

Makes 2 drinks

To make blueberry cilantro simple syrup,

Add blueberries, water and sugar into a small saucepan, bring to a boil and let cook for about 5 minutes over low-medium heat. Remover from heat and immediately stir in the cilantro stems. Let cool completely. Strain mixture well (do not press the berries). 


Notes:

  1. Chop off the leaf end of cilantro and use only the stems. 

  2. Simple syrup can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator for up two days. 

 

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