The sour formula is the root of many cocktails, including margaritas and mules, perhaps because it's so easy to remember and so simple to adapt. All you need: 1 part sweet, 1 part sour, and 2 parts alcohol.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Puree watermelon in a blender. Wipe the rim of a margarita glass with a lime wedge; dip rim in salt.

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  • In a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice, add tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, jalapeno, and 2 ounces of the watermelon puree. Shake until very cold.

  • Strain into prepared glass. Garnish with watermelon wedge and jalapeno slice.

Cook's Notes:

Instead of salt, you can also use coarse white decorating sugar for rimming.

Reserve remaining puree for up to 4 more cocktails.

Editor's Note:

Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of watermelon puree. The actual amount of watermelon consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts

382 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 63.7g; fat 1.1g; sodium 409.6mg. Full Nutrition
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