Monday, January 25, 2010

Smoky Magarita: Classic concoction goes low-glycemic

Half of the United States' population is worried about diabetes and heart disease, but is unwilling to miss out cocktail fun. To ensure an equal distribution of good times, Night and Day productions would like to unveil a low-glycemic Margarita recipe that is fresh, innovative, and delicious!

Smoky Magarita
Makes 2 drinks


3 tablespoons sea salt
1 tablespoon plus 1/4 teaspoon
smoked paprika,* divided
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
6 tablespoons agave nectar
2 ounces tequila

1.Mix sea salt and 1 tablespoon of the smoked paprika on a small plate. Wet outside rims of margarita or other beverage glasses with lime wedge. Dip glasses into sea salt mixture to coat.

2.Fill cocktail shaker with 2 cups of ice. Add lime juice, agave nectar, tequila and remaining 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika; shake until well mixed and chilled. Immediately pour into prepared glasses.

Can be paired with a mexican dinner or enjoyed a la carte.

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