Prickly Pear Margarita

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Prickly Pear Margarita

Prepared by: Kristen Tremmel - Tanque Verde Ranch


·      1 ½ ounces tequila

·      ½ ounce Triple Sec

·      ½  ounce Prickly Pear

·      Fill with fresh lime simple syrup


-      Combine all ingredients in shaker and shake cold.

-      Rim Margarita glass with salt. Strain into glass

-      Garnish with lime wedge

Prickly Pear Sauce


·      Simple Syrup (equal parts water and sugar)

·      Prickly pear juice


-      Mix together equal parts water and sugar

-      Place over low flame until sugar is completely dissolved

-      Allow to cool overnight under refrigeration

-      Mix 2:1 ratio of simple syrup to pureed prickly pear juice

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Chef Jeff Henderson | @Chefjefflive

Chef Jeff Henderson rose from humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to become the first African-American executive chef at the Bellagio Hotel. He has gone on to become a successful TV host with a cable show on the Food Network, a nationally syndicated series called, Family Style with Chef Jeff and the host of Flip My Food. When he isn’t cooking on TV he’s a highly sought-after motivational speaker, sharing the secrets of realizing your potential at... (full profile)

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