Garden Variety Margarita

The Wayland in NYC is a favorite bar of the {Healthy} Cooking Camp girls.  I mean how can you not love a spot that puts kale juice in one of their cocktails?  So we were especially thrilled to see the Garden Variety Margarita recipe featured on Saveur.com!  Cheers!

This spicy ginger kick and the subtle, unmistakably grassy sweetness of kale elevates this vegetal variation on the margarita, from the New York City bar The Wayland.

The Garden Variety Margarita

Garden Variety Margarita
Servings: 1
Time: a few minutes

  • 1 cup ginger juice (see note)
  • ½ cup kale juice (see note)
  • 2 oz. blanco tequila
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • ¾ oz. agave nectar
  • Salt, for rimming the glass

Directions

Rim a rocks glass with salt, set aside. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and pour in ½ oz. ginger-kale juice, tequila, lime juice and agave nectar. Shake well, and pour over ice into your salt-rimmed glass.

Note: Fresh ginger and kale juices are available for takeaway at some juice bars. To make kale juice at home, wash, stem, and roughly chop kale, and liquefy in a blender at high speed, straining out solids if desired. To make ginger juice at home, finely grate knobs of peeled ginger over cheesecloth; squeeze cheesecloth to strain out ginger juice.

This recipe was originally posted on Saveur.com – go ahead and check them out!

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