Cilantro Lime 7UP Margarita

This twist on a traditional Margarita cocktail is a little Fiesta in every glass! The 7UP adds a crisp fizz, and the fresh lime and cilantro give it a refreshing kick. Is it Taco Tuesday yet?

 Cilantro Lime 7UP Margarita

Cilantro Lime 7UP Margarita

RECIPE

  • 3 oz Tequila
  • 8-10 oz 7UP
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4-6 Springs of Fresh Cilantro
  • Salt *As desired for rim
  • Ice
  • *Makes two cocktails

DIRECTIONS

  1. De-stem and finely chop fresh cilantro leaves.
  2. Cut both lemon and lime in half
  3. Wet the rim of each glass and dip into a dish of salt for salted rim *As desired
  4. Add ice to each glass
  5. Divide chopped cilantro and evenly sprinkle in each glass
  6. Add 1.5 oz tequila to each glass *One standard full size jigger 4.5cl
  7. Squeeze 1/2 lime and 1/2 lemon into each glass using a citrus press
  8. Top each drink with 7UP
  9. Stir with spoon or swizzle stick
  10. Garnish with lime wedge as desired