pomegranate margaritas

pomegranate margaritas
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Arguably one of the most popular drinks, the margarita made with tequila, limes and an orange liqueur (Cointreau, Grand Marnier or Triple Sec) gets a Cook with Meg twist, with punchy pomegranate juice and a sweet sugary rim instead of salt! 

pomegranate margaritas

Arguably one of the most popular drinks, the margarita made with tequila, limes and an orange liqueur.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Comfort Flavour
Keyword pomegranate margaritas
Servings 1 drink
Author Cook with Meg

Equipment

  • Small saucepan
  • Pitcher
  • Mason jar for syrup
  • Drink glasses

Ingredients

POM SIMPLE SYRUP INGREDIENTS (makes a mason jar of syrup)

  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 1 cup granulated white sugar 

POM SUGAR RIM

  • Small plate with 1/4 c white granulated sugar 
  • Small plate with 2 tbsp pom syrup

DRINK INGREDIENTS (for 1 drink)

  • ice cubes
  • 1 oz simple syrup (2 tbsp)
  • 1 oz tequila (2 tbsp)
  • ½ oz orange liqueur- Cointreau, Grand Marnier or Triple Sec (1 tbsp)
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice (2 tbsp)
  • 1/2-3/4 c pomegranate or cranberry juice
  • lime wheels for garnish optional

Instructions

LET’S MAKE THE SYRUP

  • In a small saucepan, add 1 cup pom juice and 1 cup of granulated white sugar. Whisk and stir on medium heat until it reaches a boil. Let boil 2-3 minutes then take off the heat.
  • Pour into a 2 C pyrex or mason jar to cool.

LET’S MAKE THE POMEGRANATE MARGARITAS!

  • Dip the edge of the glasses in the pom juice then the sugar. Set aside.

COCKTAIL SHAKER OR PITCHERS- TAKE YOUR PICK!

  • In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, pom syrup, orange liqueur, lime juice and juice. Shake then pour into individual glasses with a lime wheel on each glass.
  • In a pitcher, double or triple the ingredients and stir really well then pour into glasses.

Want more dinner ideas, AKA din-spiration?

Did you enjoy the Pomegranate Margaritas? Why not try our Creamy Beef + Shells!

SOO GOOD! Enjoy! Meg xo

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