Mango Pineapple Frozen Margaritas
With warmer weather upon us, it’s time for cool and refreshing drinks.
Actually I don’t need warm weather to enjoy margaritas, but it helps them go down extra easily.
The margaritas taste like a tropical vacation. They’re fruity and sweet but not too sweet, and they pack a punch.
There’s no margarita mix, no added refined (white) sugar, and the sweetness comes naturally from the fruit and agave.
I use minimal ice because I use frozen fruit. There’s a time for fresh fruit but in blended drinks is not one of them. Frozen fruit is cheaper, readily available, there’s no work involved in cleaning it, and it naturally cools the drink down. If you happen to have fresh of course use it, but I save my fresh for eating.
I love Patron Silver and it’s my go-to tequila but use your favorite.
One is never enough which is why the recipe makes two hearty drinks. A definite must for Cinco de Mayo.
Mango Pineapple Frozen Margaritas
The margaritas taste like a tropical vacation. They're fruity and sweet but not too sweet, and they pack a punch. There's no margarita mix, no added refined sugar, and the sweetness comes naturally from the fruit and agave. I use minimal ice because I use frozen fruit. If you happen to have fresh of course use it, but you'll need to likely add more ice, which can water the drink down. One is never enough which is why the recipe makes two hearty drinks. All measurements are approximate and be sure to taste and tweak to your liking.
Yield: 2 drinks, recipe halves, doubles, triples, etc. easily
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 0 mintues
Total Time: 2 minutes
- 3/4 cup frozen mango chunks
- 3/4 cup frozen pineapple chunks
- 3 to 4 ounces tequila, or as desired
- 2 tablespoons agave nectar, or to taste (you may need more depending on sweetness level of fruit)
- 1 to 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 to 2 tablespoons lime juice
- handful of ice cubes, optional and as necessary
- To the canister of a blender or food processor, add all ingredients (except the ice) and blend on high speed until smooth, about 1 minute.
- Stop to taste and see if it needs more sweetener, more lemon/lime juice, etc. and make adjustments as necessary. If desired, add ice. Blend on high speed until smooth.
- Divide mixture between two glasses and serve immediately. Recipe is intended for those for whom alcohol use is legal and appropriate. Always drink responsibly.
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