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Playing How To Make John Cusimano's Red Zone Margarita For Game Day

John shares his Red Zone Margarita recipe—a game day spin on a tequila sunrise with grenadine and a spicy twist. 

Serve these alongside Rach's Nacho Soup with Chicken and Broken Tacos for the ultimate game day pairing, and for more football food ideas from this episode check out CBS sports analyst Trent Green's Slow-Cooker Buffalo Chicken Dip and Former NY Giants running back Rashad Jennings' Korean Chicken Wings

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  • 2 ounces reposado tequila
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur (John likes Cointreau)
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed orange juice
  • ½ ounce agave syrup
  • ¼ ounce chipotle paste or sauce from canned chipotles in adobo
  • Ice
  • 1 bar spoon or dash grenadine
  • Orange twist, for garnish


Serves: 1


In a cocktail shaker, combine tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, orange juice, agave syrup, and chipotle paste or sauce. Add ice, shake and double-strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Drizzle grenadine slowly over top and garnish with an orange twist.

Always drink responsibly.