Did you know margarita in Spanish means "love at first sight"? Actually we made that one up, but looking at this beauty from A Happy Food Dance you'd never know. It's a tantalizing twist on the classic made with roasted strawberries, and we've finally found our spring fling.
"Roasted strawberry margaritas are delicious for two reasons – the roasted strawberries basically make their own simply syrup so you’re using some of the berries natural sugars to sweeten your drink and it pretty much tastes like jam! Oh and it’s a margarita! So three!" says Jessica of A Happy Food Dance.
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Roasted Strawberry Margarita
|For the roasted strawberries||16 ounces (1 pound) strawberries, hulled and cut into quarters|
|¼ cup sugar||For the margarita|
|2 ounces tequila||2 ounces roasted strawberries|
|2 ounces fresh lime juice||½ ounce simple syrup|
|salt or sugar, for rimming||lime slices, for garnish|
To make roasted strawberries: Preheat oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Place strawberries on baking sheet and then sprinkle with sugar.
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until strawberries are fragrant and syrup has formed.
To make roasted strawberry margarita: In a shaker, pour tequila and strawberries and muddle together.
Add ice, lime juice and simple syrup to mixture and shake vigorously.
Rim a glass with salt or sugar, fill with ice and strain mixture over top.
Garnish with a lime wedge and serve immediately.
This can also be doubled or quadrupled to make a batch for more people.