Recipes

Oprah Winfrey's Picante Margarita

by Oprah Winfrey 2:42 PM, December 20, 2016

Aired June 29, 2017

Serves 1
Ingredients

1 to 2 jalapeño slices
4 ounces chopped green apples
2 fresh mint leaves
3 fresh basil leaves
3 ounces fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons organic simple syrup*
2 ounces tequila blanco (silver)

Preparation

*To make syrup: Bring 1 cup organic cane sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar. Let simple syrup cool.
 
To make margarita: Muddle jalapeño, apples, mint and basil in a cocktail shaker. Add the lime juice, syrup and tequila. Fill shaker with ice, shake about 30 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with jalapeño slice.

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