Prickly Pear Margarita for Valentine's Day
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Serves: 4-5
  • 3-4 prickly pears, skin removed, quartered
  • 1 cup 100% agave tequila
  • 1 jalapeno, sliced
  • ½ cup triple sec
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • tajin
  1. Pour tequila into a cup then add the sliced jalapeno. Let sit for at least 1 hour or infuse the tequila with jalapeno overnight.
  2. Blend the prickly pear in a blender with a little water. Strain juice in a separate container to remove seeds. Set juice aside.
  3. Fill ½ of pitcher with ice, add tequila, about ½ cup of prickly pear juice, triple sec, lime juice and stir vigorously. Taste and adjust with triple sec for a little sweetness, if needed.
  4. To serve, rim glass tumblers with tajin chile spice and fill with the cocktail.
Recipe by Hot Lollies at