Mango Thai Basil Margarita

Mango margarita infused with the flavors of lime and Thai basil.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 1
 

Ingredients

Mango Puree

1 1/2
cups chopped fresh mango
1/3
cup sugar
1/3
cup water

Mango Thai Basil Margarita

3
tablespoons Mango Puree
1
oz blanco tequila
1/4
oz clear orange-flavored liqueur
3/4
oz fresh lime juice
2
fresh Thai basil leaves, torn
1
oz club soda, chilled
Mango wedges and/or additional Thai basil leaves, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 To make Mango Puree, place mango, sugar and water in blender. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.
  • 2 To make margarita, add 3 tablespoons of the mango puree, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur, lime juice and torn basil leaves to cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice; top with club soda. Garnish with mango or additional Thai basil leaves.
  • 1 To make Mango Puree, place mango, sugar and water in blender. Cover; blend on high speed until smooth. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.
  • 2 To make margarita, add 3 tablespoons of the mango puree, the tequila, orange-flavored liqueur, lime juice and torn basil leaves to cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice; cover and shake vigorously. Strain into cocktail glass filled with fresh ice; top with club soda. Garnish with mango or additional Thai basil leaves.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Mangoes have a huge, flat seed that clings to the fruit. To remove the flesh from the seed, use a sharp knife to cut the fruit vertically, sliding the knife along the seed on one side. Repeat on the other side, which will give you 2 large pieces. Remove the peel and chop.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
(
Calories from Fat
0),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5mg
5%;
Total Carbohydrate
13g
13%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
11g
11%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.