This spicy Jalapeño Avocado Margarita is made with hand-muddled avocado, Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila, Cointreau, Monin Organic Agave, fresh lemon and lime juices, and topped with a cilantro-lime popsicle.

It will be featured on Omni Hotels & ResortsArt of Water” poolside menu, in partnership with Avocados From Mexico, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Each year, the menu spotlights one of the country’s most popular ingredients – this summer, it is all about the avocado as the fruit continues to be a trending ingredient.

Avocados are most know to be spread on toast or mashed into guacamole, but why not blend them into a cocktail to add a level of creaminess and flavor? Plus, avocados add a vibrant color. Check out some of the hidden benefits of avocados here.

Must Mix: Spicy Jalapeño Avocado Margarita

Spicy Jalapeño Avocado Margarita

Photo Courtesy of Omni Hotels & Resorts

Jalapeño Avocado Margarita

Courtesy of Omni Hotels & Resorts

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Tanteo Jalapeño Tequila
  • 3/4 oz. Cointreau
  • 3/4 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1 oz. Monin Organic Agave
  • 1/2 Whole Avocado

Preparation: Rim cocktail glass with lime juice and Tajin Clasico. Place half of a whole ripe avocado into a mixing glass and muddle into a smooth puree. Add ice and all other ingredients. Shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-filled, prepared cocktail glass. Garnish with a cilantro-lime popsicle (optional).