Cactus Pear Margarita

Cactus Pear Margarita

Cactus Pear Margarita


9 ounces white tequila

4 ounces orange-flavored liqueur (recommended: Cointreau)

4 ounces cactus pear juice, plus more for the rim

2 ounces fresh lime juice

1 1/2 cups crushed ice

Coarse salt, optional

Lime wedges, for garnish


Place tequila, orange liqueur, cactus pear juice, lime juice, and ice in a blender and blend until smooth. Carefully pour a few ounces of cactus pear juice onto a plate and a few ounces of salt onto another plate. Dip the rim of each margarita glass into the juice and then into the salt. Pour margaritas into each glass and garnish with a lime wedge.

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