Mango Mezcal Margaritas

If you love mango and mezcal, this is the perfect margarita recipe for you!


All you need is five minutes and a few simple ingredients that should be easy to find at the grocery store.


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Mango Mezcal Margaritas



Prep Time: 5 minutes

Yields: 2 margaritas




Ingredients

  • 2 limes

  • 1 large, ripe mango

  • 2 ounces mezcal of your choice

  • 2 ounces triple sec

  • Tajin + granulated sugar

  • Garnish (such as rosemary, basil or dried chili peppers)

  • Handblown stemless wine glasses or make it a double with handblown tall glass tumblers

Preparing the cocktail

  1. Peel and slice mango.
  2. Add mango to the blender.
  3. Squeeze all the juice from one lime into the blender.
  4. Add the mezcal + triple sec to the blender and blend until smooth.


Preparing the garnish

  1. Slice the second lime into wedges.
  2. Combine Tajin + granulated sugar in a small bowl or shallow plate
  3. Use lime wedges to moisten the rim of each glass.
  4. Dip each glass (rim side down) into the Tajin + sugar.
  5. Carefully add a few ice cubes into each glass and then pour in the blended mixture.
  6. Finish with a garnish of your choice (we love garnishing with basil + dried chili peppers, or an aromatic rosemary sprig.)
  7. You can also keep it simple and classic with the leftover lime wedges.


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tips

  1. Freeze the mango slices for a few hours prior to making.

  2. Add the frozen mango + a few ice cubes into the blender.

  3. If it’s very thick, add a small amount of liquid (such as orange juice or coconut water).

  4. Pour directly into the Tajin-rimmed glasses, no extra ice needed!



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About the Author

Jackie Winkel

Founder of The Artesanal, a San Francisco-based home decor studio. After living in Mexico and traveling extensively throughout the country, Jackie decided to partner with artisans from different regions to curate and create beautiful handmade goods that highlight the best of Mexico’s rich handcraft culture. Her mission in launching The Artesanal is to share her love of Mexican design and tradition by promoting the many talented artisans who craft these high-quality wares.

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