Craving margarita? This one is for you. Blueberry and cilantro stem simple syrup, freshly squeezed lemon juice, Tequila and Triple sec mixed together to make a beautiful drink.
You say Thursday. I say Friday eve.
I love my daily antioxidants.
At times, with some booze:)
And cilantro stems add a subtle earthiness.
Skill level – Easy
Blueberry Cilantro Margarita
1 cup (8 ounces) blueberry simple syrup
1/2 cup (4 ounces) Tequila
1/4 cup (2 ounces) Triple sec
1/4 cup (2 ounces) lemon juice
additional blueberries, for garnish
additional cilantro, for garnish
Blueberry cilantro simple syrup
1 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen
1 cup water
2 tablespoons sugar
10 cilantro stems, refer notes
1. Stir blueberry simple syrup, Tequila, Triple sec and lemon juice together.
2. Pour over 2 glasses filled with ice. Garnish with additional blueberries and cilantro. Serve immediately
Makes 2 drinks
To make blueberry cilantro simple syrup,
Add blueberries, water and sugar into a small saucepan, bring to a boil and let cook for about 5 minutes over low-medium heat. Remover from heat and immediately stir in the cilantro stems. Let cool completely. Strain mixture well (do not press the berries).
Chop off the leaf end of cilantro and use only the stems.
Simple syrup can be made ahead and stored in the refrigerator for up two days.