Friday, 12 February 2016 13:31

Margarita Madness

Chattanooga mexican restaurantsWhether it’s a cold, snowy winter day or the dog days of summer there’s no better time for a marg. While we’re a fan of the classics like Budweiser or a traditional margarita on the rocks, sometimes the occasion, or Thursday night, calls for a little something extra. We’re not talking about bringing out the shot glasses, we’re talking a drink out of the ordinary. When you need to add a little pep to your step try these tasty margarita concoctions!

Blackberry Lemonade Margaritas

Blackberry Puree:
1 ½ - 2 cups fresh blackberries, rinsed and drained
1- 2 tbs. sugar

Margarita:
¼ cup sugar
2 lemons
4 tsp. blackberry puree
4 oz. prepared lemonade
4 oz. silver tequila

Process blackberries in a blender until smooth. Use a colander to drain the puree. Add 1-2 tablespoons to the puree and stir. Add additional sugar if desired. Add zest of one lemon to the mix. Add all ingredients to shaker and shake vigorously. Rim glass in sugar and serve over ice.

Champagne Margaritas

4 tbsp. lime or key lime juice
2 oz. Hornitos Plata tequila
2 oz. pineapple juice
2 oz. triple sec
1 bottle champagne or prosecco
lime wedges
kosher salt

Rim glasses with salt. Mix all ingredients together and pour into glasses. Top with Prosecco or champagne. Garnish with a lime.

Cherry Limeade Margarita

1 can frozen limeade concentrate
1 can water (using limeade concentrate can)
2 tbsp. grenadine
3 tbsp. tequila

Combine all ingredients into blender and fill with ice. Blend on high until smooth. Add additional ice if necessary. Top with maraschino cherries and lime slices.

Blood Orange Margarita

6 oz. blood orange juice
2 tbsp. lime juice
4 oz. silver tequila
2 oz. triple sec
limes
kosher salt

Rim glasses with salt. Add all ingredients to shaker and mix well. Pour over ice.

Recent Post

  • What Makes a Salad a "Salad"?
    What Makes a Salad a "Salad"? If you're on a diet, Mexican food may seem definitely off menu – however, you don't have to give it…
    Written on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 18:55
  • An Ode to Salsa
    Since May is National Salsa Month, we give you an ode to the red stuff. After all, without it, what would we fill up on…
    Written on Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:38
  • Best Mexican Food for Stress Relief
    The hours in the day are never long enough for the stress-inducing demand of traffic jams, meetings, or toddler tantrums. And at some point, it…
    Written on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 20:32
  • 5 Mexican Food Fun Facts
    How well do you know Mexican food? Maybe not as well as you once thought. Here are 5 facts about Mexican food that just might…
    Written on Monday, 27 March 2017 17:46
  • Got Salt?
    So, what do margaritas and tortilla chips have in common? Aside from being a delicious gift from the Heavens…. Yep, you guessed it – SALT!…
    Written on Wednesday, 22 February 2017 15:26

Tags

amigo salsa best foods for stress relief Chattanooga Mexican Restaurant Chattanooga Mexican restaurant, Mexican restaurant in Chattanooga, restaurants Chattanooga, Chattanooga restaurants, Mexican food Chattanooga, Chattanooga Mexican food, Elizabethton Mexican restaurant, Mexican restaurant in Elizabethton, restaurants Eliza Chattanooga restaurant, mexican restaurant Chattanooga, Chattanooga mexican restaurant, Chattanooga mexican restaurants, mexican restaurants Chattanooga, east ridge mexican restaurants, east ridge mexican restaurant, mexican restaurants Chattanooga, mexic Chattanooga restaurant, mexican restaurant Chattanooga, Chattanooga mexican restaurant, Chattanooga mexican restaurants, mexican restaurants Chattanooga, east ridge mexican restaurants, east ridge mexican restaurant, mexican restaurants east ridge, mexica Chattanooga restaurants, Elizabethton restaurants, Johnson City restaurants, happy hour Chattanooga, happy hour Elizabethton, happy hour Johnson City crossword puzzle dip elizabethton mexican restaurant, johnson city mexican restaurant Happy hour specials Chattanooga, Chattanooga Mexican restaurant, Elizabethton Mexican restaurant, happy hour specials Elizabethton, happy hour specials Johnson City How well do you know Mexican food mexican food, mexican restaurants, Elizabethton restaurants, Johnson City restaurants, Chattanooga restaurants, tacos, mexican food brainerd Mexican food Chattanooga mexican food crossword puzzle mexican food east ridge mexican food elizabethton Mexican food facts Mexican food fun facts mexican food hixson mexican food johnson city mexican food jonesborough mexican food stress relief Mexican restaurants Chattanooga, Mexican restaurants Elizabethton, Mexican restaurants Johnson City mexican restaurants in chattanooga, mexican restuarant chattanooga, east ridge mexican restaurant, mexican restaurant east ridge salsa salsa month stress relief the best stress relief

Amigo's Locations

  • East Ridge

    3805 Ringgold Rd
    East Ridge, Tennessee 37412
    (423) 624-4345 
    facebook logo facebook logo facebook logo
  • Brainerd

    5794 Brainerd Road
    Chattanooga, Tennessee 37411
    (423) 499-5435
    facebook logo facebook logo
  • Red Bank

    1906 Dayton Blvd
    Red Bank, Tennessee 37415
    (423) 870-9928 
    facebook logo
  • Hixson

    5450 Highway 153
    Hixson, Tennessee 37343
    (423) 875-8049
    facebook logo
  • Harrison

    6701 Tennessee 58
    Harrison, TN 37341
    (423) 710-8970 
    facebook logo
  • Johnson City Crossings

    3211 Peoples St,Suite 70,
    Johnson City, TN 37604
    (423) 952-0551 
    facebook logo facebook logo
  • W. Market Street

    1705 W Market St.
    Johnson City, TN 37604
    (423) 975-0252
  • Elizabethton

    623 W Elk Ave
    Elizabethton, TN 37643
    (423) 543-1711 
    facebook logo facebook logo
  • Jonesborough

    125 E Jackson Blvd
    Jonesborough, TN 37659
    (423) 788-2804