Why choose between green juice and a margarita when you can have both in a spicy-savory jalapeño margarita? This one's made with celery leaves and lime juice.

This is the perfect drink for someone who tends to sway toward more savory drinks, like salty dogs or balsamic bloody Marys. However, a sugar rim could tone down the spice and acidity, so feel free to sub that instead of the salt. Serve it in a pitcher to make it fit for a crowd. To look at this picante Margarita recipe, read more.

Jalapeño Margarita

Jalapeño Margarita

Notes

For an extra punch of color and flavor, reserve the juiced limes and add them back into the pitcher before serving.

For a sweeter beverage, rim the glasses in sugar rather than salt.

Jalapeño Margarita

Ingredients

1 jalapeño, stem and seeds removed
1 handful of celery leaves
4 limes, juiced
8 ounces tequila
4 ounces orange liqueur
Ice
Salt

Directions

  1. Pulse jalapeño, celery leaves, lime juice, tequila, and orange liqueur in a blender. Pour over a pitcher filled with ice.
  2. Serve on the rocks in salt-rimmed glasses.

Serves 4.