DUSTY COWBOY MARGARITA

    Ingredients

    RIMMING DUST

    • 2 Tbsp. Texas Pete ® Dust
    • 2 Tbsp. Sugar, granulated
    • 2 Tbsp. Salt, iodized

    BEET SIMPLE SYRUP

    • 4 Beets, medium, cleaned, ends cut off, quartered
    • 2 C Water
    • ½ C Lime juice
    • ½ C Sugar

    MARGARITA

    • 3 oz. Silver tequila
    • 5 oz. Lime juice, freshly squeezed, or purchased margarita mix
    • 2 oz. Beet simple syrup
    • 1 tsp. Orange liqueur

    GARNISH

    • Lime Juice
    • Limes quartered and coated with rimming dust

    Directions

    Mix rimming dust ingredients in a small bowl thoroughly. Store in an airtight container for later.

    In a medium saucepan, bring cut beets and water to a boil. Cook until beets are tender.

    Remove beets and bring beet water to a boil, add sugar and lime juice, boil until it reduces by half, and refrigerate until ready to use.

    On a small plate, pour 2 Tbsp. lime juice, then on another plate pour rimming dust.

    Rim a glass with dust. In a shaker with ice, pour margarita ingredients and shake until chilled.

    Strain margarita in glass, add 1 ounce of beet simple syrup and garnish with a lime that has been coated with rimming dust.

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