Hola Dabblers! Our margarita favorita is guaranteed to get the fiesta started.
Kimberley’s Blueberry Basil Margarita
2 tablespoons (1 ounce) fresh lime juice
1 heaping teaspoon superfine sugar (optional)
1 tablespoons (1/2 ounce) Cointreau or other triple sec orange liqueur
1/4 cup (2 ounces) Reposado or preferred tequila
1/4 cup fresh blueberries
1 sprig fresh basil
1. Gently muddle fresh blueberries into chilled glass and set aside.
2. In a cocktail shaker, stir together lime juice and sugar until sugar partially dissolves. Add Cointreau, tequila, and 1 cup ice cubes. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds, then strain into chilled glass over blueberries. Fill glass with chipped ice. Garnish with a sprig of fresh basil.
3. Salt rim optional: Spread salt on small plate. Rub lime wedge halfway around rim and dip moistened side of glass into salt.