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Prickly Pear Margarita

Ingredients

3 red prickly pears

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

1/3 cup silver tequila

2 Tbsp triple sec

2 tsp agave

lime wedge for garnish

kosher salt for rim, optional

Directions

  1. Peel and place 2 pears in blender with the lime juice. Blend and strain through a fine mesh strainer to remove seeds from pear. Reserve pear-lime juice.
  2. Combine tequila, triple sec, agave, and pear-lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously and pour over ice. Peel third prickly pear and slice.
  3. Garnish glass with a lime wedge and slice of pear.