Pitcher Margaritas

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Many classic cocktails and mixed drinks are delicious when made ahead, others are at their peak when made on the spot. Beyond traditional favorites, you'll find refreshing new ideas- thirst quenchers by the glass and punches by the gallon. Here is a festive recipe idea for any occasion. Please remember to drink responsibly, don't drink and drive.
This is an excerpt from my recipe column 12-7-2003 Number 13. LV,NV


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Serves:

makes 1 3/4 quarts

Prep:

5 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

16 oz
lime juice, chilled
salt
1 c
powdered sugar
4 c
crushed ice
1 1/2 c
tequila
3/4 c
triple sec or orange flavored liqueur

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Pour 2 Tablespoons lime juice in a wide shallow bowl or plate. Sprinkle salt in a separate shallow bowl. Dip glasses in juice, then in salt to coat rims, chill glasses.
2
In your blender container, combine remaining lime juice with powdered sugar; blend well. Add ice; blend until slushy. Pour lime mixture into a 2 quart pitcher, stir in tequila and orange flavored liqueur. Add more crushed ice if desired. Serve in prepared glasses. Add lime slices to pitcher.
3
Serve with lime slice on glass.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom