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Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita Recipe

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a flavorful twist on a traditional Margarita. This recipe is brought to you by Chef Karla Williams of the H3 Healthy Kitchen.

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila…  floor.  What’s a Cinco de Mayo Celebration without a Margarita?  And yes, this recipe does have alcohol.  But, we’ve found some creative ways to keep all the flavor yet lose some of the calories.  So, here’s a sweet (and potentially spicy) Margarita that clocks in at only 110 calories per serving!

Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita Recipe by Executive Chef Karla Williams

pineapple jalapeno margaritaIngredients:

1/2 cup Pineapple, large chunks

1/2 ounce Tequila

1/2 ounce Triple sec

2 slices each Jalapeno

1/2 cup Sparkling water

2 slices each Lime, sliced

 

Method: 

  • In a blender combine; pineapple, tequila, and triple sec, puree until smooth.
  • In a shaker combine sliced jalapeno and lime, muddle.
  • Pour pineapple mixture over muddled jalapeno and add ice. Shake.
  • Pour margarita

Chef’s Note: The more the jalapeno is muddled the spicier the margarita will be.

Nutrition:

Serves: 1

Calories: 110

Fat: 0 grams

Sodium: 0 milligrams

Carbohydrates: 11 grams

Protein: 0 grams

Fiber: 0 gram