Cucumber Dragon Fruit Margarita

Cucumber Dragon Fruit Margarita
Yields: 4 Drinks
  • ½ Village Farms Luscious Seedless Long English® cucumber. peeled
  • 3 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 4 tsp. dragon fruit powder
  • 3 ounces tequila
  • 2 Tbsp. simple syrup, or more to taste (equal parts sugar & water)
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. dragon fruit powder
  • 1 lime wedge
  1. Cut the cucumber into chunks and place in blender jar. Puree until smooth, pushing down on the cucumber if necessary.
  2. Combine half of the cucumber puree, half the lime juice, half the dragon fruit powder, half the tequila, and half the simple syrup in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously.
  3. Combine the dragon fruit powder and sugar on a small plate and mix well. Use the lime wedge to moisten the edge of 4 tumblers, and dip and rotate in the sugar mixture to coat evenly. Fill the glasses with ice.
  4. Pour the cocktail into 2 of the glasses and repeat with remaining ingredients to make 2 more. Garnish the cocktails with a cucumber spear dipped in dragon fruit powder.

Recipe and photography by Susan Spungen

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