basil and water until the sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. What more could you want? Margaritas. The perfect way to end National Tequila Day. Please note: this cocktail will be featuring Patron Silver until further notice. In a food processor, puree watermelon; strain. I probably should call out of work and pour myself a nice glass of Don Julio on the rocks and get wastey pants. Strain into a pitcher. Your email address will not be published. Ingredients. Perfect for warm weather with this balanced juxtaposition of sweet and savory a unique take on the margarita. Handcrafted from the finest 100% Weber Blue Agave, aged 3 to 5 months in barrels, Patron Reposado is the perfect tequila for a refreshingly herbal and fruity margarita. Alcohol availability varies by location. I did, it’s marked on my calendar actually. In a large jar with a tight-fitting lid, vigorously shake sugar, 2 tbsp. The watermelon was cut up and blended, then fine-strained before we added it to the shaker with the lime juice, basil simple syrup and tequila. Spread 2 tsp. 'Includes' : 'No' }} Alcohol, Patrón Silver / watermelon / basil / lime. Garnish with basil sprigs. Instead, I’m going to spend all day today dreaming about this stupid delicious watermelon basil margarita. I had no idea it was National Tequila Day but now I totally want a margarita! You guys, he invented the margarita. Part of the bar industry? Who doesn’t love a margarita? Average review 5.0 stars (2) Rate. Some rights reserved. I had NO IDEA! What a fantastic day it is turning out to be!! : 's' }}. Victoriaweekendingblog.com, National Tequila Day!!!! No special tools, ingredients, or prep work required. But unfortunately, today is Wednesday and I have to go to work. Watermelon Basil Margarita. © 2020 Meredith Women's Network. Rachael Ray In Season is part of the Allrecipes Food Group. 3-4 chunks of watermelon (about half a cup), Add watermelon and basil to your shaker and muddle, Add tequila, Cointreau, ice and lime juice. Patrón Silver / watermelon / basil / lime Handcrafted from the finest 100% Weber Blue Agave, aged 3 to 5 months in barrels, Patron Reposado is the perfect tequila for a refreshingly herbal and fruity margarita. Fill the glasses with ice, then add the margarita. Perfect for warm weather with this balanced juxtaposition of sweet and savory a unique take on the margarita. The perfect way to end National Tequila Day. Puree remaining watermelon and the sugar in a blender until smooth. You can also add a fun rim with either sugar, salt or as Hunger Thirst Play did in the above image, a chili salt rim! If you don’t, we can’t be friends. 1 cup orange liqueur (such as Cointreau). … watch the video SHARE YOUR CHILLS AT #COCKTAILCOURIER what you need to ch…, watch the video SHARE YOUR SKILLS AT #COCKTAILCOURIER what you need Cockt…, watch the video SHARE YOUR BAR TOOLS AT #COCKTAILCOURIER what you need Tw…, watch the video SHARE YOUR SIPS AT #COCKTAILCOURIER what you need to rim…, watch the video SHARE YOUR SHAKE AT #COCKTAILCOURIER and #SHAKERFACES wha…, {{ currentReview.rating }}/5 • {{ currentReview.title | ucwords }}. Delish and pretty to look at! I thought about making a fancy flavored margarita today, but then I remembered that Jose Cuervo was the MAN. So today is an ode to Jose and his genius recipe that we all know and love. Cover and freeze at least 1 hour, or up to 2 days. Required fields are marked *, I had no idea today was National Tequila Day! {{ cocktail.name }} is out of stock. Alcohol may be shipped separately in AK, AR, HI, MI, NC, OH, TN and UT. STUPID delicious. Place 24 watermelon cubes on a baking sheet lined with parchment. Looks like I’ll be needed a margarita tonight.