Posted: Feb 22, 2013 8:00 AM
 
February 22 is National Margarita Day! Raise your glass and toast your friends with a new margarita recipe this year. Which one will you try? We found a few new favorites.

Everyone loves a margarita — and now we have a reason to celebrate! National Margarita Day is Feb. 22, so gather up your friends and pick your favorite recipe. Cheers!

Pineapple lime cilantro margarita

Sauza-rita

Serves 9

Ingredients:

  • 1 can Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1 bottle light beer
  • 1 can frozen limeade
  • 1 can water

Directions:

  1. Pour the limeade and beer into a pitcher with ice.
  2. Fill the limeade can with Sauza Blue Silver and pour into pitcher.
  3. Add a can of water.
  4. Stir and enjoy!

Pomegranate margarita

Pomegranate margarita

Ingredients:

  • 5 parts Skinnygirl Margarita
  • 1 tablespoon pomegranate seeds

Directions:

  1. Muddle the pomegranate seeds in a glass.
  2. Add the Skinnygirl Margarita.
  3. Fill the rest of the glass with ice.
  4. Stir until combined.
  5. Enjoy!

Peach margaritas

Peach margaritas

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 8 parts Sauza Blue Silver 100% Blue Agave Tequila
  • 4 parts DeKuyper Peachtree schnapps
  • 2 parts JDK & Sons O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
  • 6 parts fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 12 parts peach nectar
  • Ice
  • Sugar for rim
  • 1 peach for garnish

Directions:

  1. Prepare glasses with sugar rims if desired.
  2. In a pitcher filled with ice, combine the Sauza Blue Silver, DeKuyper Peachtree schnapps, JDK & Sons O3 Premium Orange Liqueur, lime juice and peach nectar.
  3. Stir to combine.
  4. Chill and serve over ice in prepared glasses.

Pineapple lime cilantro margarita

Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups pineapple juice
  • 1/8 cup cilantro leaf, minced
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 6 parts Sauza Blue 100% Agave Silver Tequila
  • 2 parts orange liqueur
  • 2 cups ice
  • 1 lime and 1 orange for garnish

Directions:

  1. Rim your glasses with salt by rubbing the edge with a lime wedge and dipping into a plate of salt.
  2. In a shaker combine the pineapple juice, cilantro, lime juice, orange juice, tequila, orange liqueur and ice.
  3. Shake until cold.
  4. Serve up or on the rocks. Salud!

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