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Four glasses of frozen watermelon margarita on a platter

Frozen watermelon margarita

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • plus overnight freezing
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Remember to put the watermelon in the freezer the night before to make these frozen margaritas. They're ideal for a summer garden party

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal201
fat1g
saturates0.2g
carbs21g
sugars21g
fibre0.3g
protein1g
salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 800g watermelon, cut into cubes (prepared weight)
  • 125ml tequila
  • 75ml triple sec
  • 2 limes, zested and juiced, plus a wedge for the rim
  • 2 tsp honey

For the garnish

  • 4 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the watermelon pieces in a freezerproof container and freeze overnight until solid. The next day, prepare the garnish for the rim of each glass. Combine the sea salt flakes, sugar, chilli flakes and lime zest in a small bowl. Set aside.

  • STEP 2

    When you want to serve, put the frozen watermelon, tequila, triple sec, lime juice and honey in a food processor or blender and blitz until smooth. Run a lime wedge around the rims of four glasses, then dip in the garnish mix. Pour the drink into the glasses. Serve immediately.

Goes well with

Recipe from July 2021, July 2021

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