Spicy Watermelon Margaritas
Mix up your classic Margarita with the Spicy Watermelon Margaritas
1 cup blanco tequila
1/2 cup mezcal
1 jalopeño pepper, halved, plus slices for garnish
3 cup cubed seedless watermelon (preferably from small watermelons)
6 tbsp. fresh lime juice, plus wedges for garnish
6 tbsp. simple syrup
Jalapeno Simple Syrup Recipe
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of water
In a small saucepan bring to boil 1 cup of water, pour in the sugar and add in sliced jalapeños. Bring the pan to simmer stirring regularly until the mixture begins to thicken. Once the syrup is done set aside to cool in a small jar.
Place watermelon in a pitcher and muddle until broken down. Add tequila & mezcal, lime juice, and simple syrup. Serve chilled in a pitcher or a hollowed-out watermelon over ice garnished with jalapeño slices and lime wedges.