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Agave syrup is an alternative sweetner to sugar and honey. Agave syrup is 1.4x sweeter and honey and also has a low glycemic index.
Benefits & Tips
Low glycemic index
1.4x sweeter than sugar
2 ounces silver tequila - we used José Cuervo Especial Blue Agave
1 ½ ounce fresh lime juice (about 1 ½ small limes)
1-ounce fresh orange juice (about ½ of a medium orange)
1 teaspoon light agave syrup or simple syrup
1 lime wedge or round, for garnish
Coarsely ground sea salt (optional)
Step One: Begin by slicing the orange and two limes in half. Save one half of lime for cutting into wedges.
Step Two: Squeeze half an orange and 1 to 1 ½ lime into a cocktail shaker or mixing glass with ice (optional).
Step Three: Depending on how strong you like your margaritas, add 1 ½ to 2 ounces tequila and ½ oz to 1 oz agave nectar or simple syrup into the same cocktail shaker.
Step Four: Shake well to combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
Step Five: Rub a fresh-cut lime wedge on the rim of a margarita glass, then dip and rotate the glass in the coarse salt.
Step Six: Pour over ice in our Five O'Clocktail Glass and enjoy!