Watermelon always reminds me of my friend Christie, who went through a major pink and green phase in the beginning of college. Not in a manic panic way, but in an adorable sweater and blouse, or socks and oxfords way. Currently, she’s channelling Janelle Monae + Solange, so you can imagine what a sartorial bad ass she is. So this margarita is dedicated to her, my sweet pink and green friend.
And do I even need to talk about why this drink tastes good? Watermelon + lime + spice + booze = YES ALWAYS. This is such a delicious and simple summer cocktail. Enjoy!
For 1 Margarita
3 ounces jalapeño infused tequila (or regular repesado tequila)
3 tablespoons lime juice
1 teaspoon agave nectar
1/2 cup chopped watermelon
1 handful ice
To infuse your own tequila, simply combine 1 sliced jalapeno, seeds and all, with 3 cups repesado tequila. The longer it sits, the spicier it will get, so I always have extra plain tequila on hand in case I need to knock back the heat a little bit when mixing. Let it infuse for at least 24 hours.
To make the margarita, combine all of the ingredients in a blender, and puree until smooth. If you prefer it over the rocks, blend together all of the ingredients other than the ice, strain, and pour over ice. Enjoy!