Blood Orange Margarita

recipe adapted from: foodandwine.com

Ingredients

  • 1 qt. fresh blood orange juice or fresh orange juice (about 12 blood oranges or 8 large navel oranges)
  • 1 ¾ cups fresh lime juice(about 12 limes)
  • 1 ¾ cups Cointreau
  • 3 ¾ cups silver tequila 
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 blood orange or orange wedge,plus 12 thin blood orange or orange slices, garnish
  • 1 dozen small sage or rosemary sprigs
  • Ice

Method

In large pitcher, combine blood orange juice, lime juice, simple syrup, Cointreau, and  tequila. Place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Rim glasses with kosher salt. Place ice in pitcher, stir and pour into glasses. Garnish with orange slice and herb sprig.

Always drink responsibly. Never drink and drive.

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