Thursday, August 14, 2008

Magenta Margaritas

One look at a prickly pear margarita and Southwestern seasonal heat seems to melt away. Often a swirl of pale pink and deep magenta, this margarita has become a staple throughout San Antonio and many other Southwestern cities since its introduction in Morrison, Colorado, according to the

Made with syrup created from prickly pear juice, this margarita takes a 500-year-old food staple of Native Americans and turns it into a frozen treat that simultaneously packs a punch and beautifully complements enchiladas, guacamole and chips or steak fajitas. The next time you visit the Southwest, try a new twist on an old cocktail favorite.

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