"This delicious little baby is my go-to drink," Kristin says. "It is one of the best drinks for you—at least on the alcohol scale, since blanco tequila is the most unprocessed alcohol. A skinny, spicy marg, it's light and fresh with a nice little kick. I get hungover very easily these days, and I swear this is the only drink that won't put me out the next day."
Adapted from True Roots by Kristin Cavallari. Copyright © 2018 by Kristin Cavallari. Used with permission by Rodale. All rights reserved.
- 1 ½ ounces silver tequila
- 1 ounce fresh lime juice
- ½ ounce pure maple syrup
- 6 ounces sparkling water
- ½ - 1 jalapeño, seeded and sliced (be careful when handling)
In a glass, stir together tequila, lime juice, maple syrup, sparkling water, and jalapeño. Place a handful of ice over top and stir. You could also blend this up with ice for a frozen margarita instead and garnish with extra chile peppers.
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