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Recipe: Frozen Peach Basil Margaritas

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We love these fresh peach margaritas in the heat of the summer.

Peach Basil Margaritas make the most of our favorite summer fruit! Get the recipe on marlameridith.com
Yields1 Serving
Cook Time10 mins
 '--Peach basil puree
 4 ripe yellow peaches, cut into 1 inch pieces
 1/3 cup packed fresh basil leaves
 1/4 cup granulated sugar
 1 cup water
 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
for each cocktail
 1 1/2 ounces silver tequila
 1/2 ounce triple sec
 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
 salt for rim of glass
1

Make the peach syrup: Heat the peaches, basil, water, sugar and lime juice in a sauce pan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, mix scarping down the sides of the pan to make sure the sugar is well incorporated and dissolves. Continue to simmer for about 5 minutes or until peaches are softened.

2

Remove the basil and pour the peach mixture into your blender and puree until smooth.

3

Rim the edge of a glass with salt. Fill 1/2 way with crushed ice.

4

Pour 1/4 cup of the peach syrup, tequila, triple sec and lime juice into a chilled cocktail shaker 1/2 filled with ice. Shake well and pour into the ice filled glass. Top with more ice, fresh lime and a sprig of fresh basil.

Ingredients

 '--Peach basil puree
 4 ripe yellow peaches, cut into 1 inch pieces
 1/3 cup packed fresh basil leaves
 1/4 cup granulated sugar
 1 cup water
 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
for each cocktail
 1 1/2 ounces silver tequila
 1/2 ounce triple sec
 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
 salt for rim of glass

Directions

1

Make the peach syrup: Heat the peaches, basil, water, sugar and lime juice in a sauce pan over medium high heat. Bring to a boil, mix scarping down the sides of the pan to make sure the sugar is well incorporated and dissolves. Continue to simmer for about 5 minutes or until peaches are softened.

2

Remove the basil and pour the peach mixture into your blender and puree until smooth.

3

Rim the edge of a glass with salt. Fill 1/2 way with crushed ice.

4

Pour 1/4 cup of the peach syrup, tequila, triple sec and lime juice into a chilled cocktail shaker 1/2 filled with ice. Shake well and pour into the ice filled glass. Top with more ice, fresh lime and a sprig of fresh basil.

Recipe: Frozen Peach Basil Margaritas

~ Marla Meridith

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