It’s finally National Margarita Day! Yes, we jumped the gun yesterday because we were that excited. And you know what’s great with a margarita—except for everything? Chips and guacamole. They go hand in hand like apples and bananas, like peanut butter and jelly! So when the recipe for a "Guacarita" came across my inbox, I paused. I had myself too many margaritas the night before at Dallas BBQ—yes, they were Texas-sized—so my brain was in pain. I didn’t know whether to barf or run home and make one of these tequila avocado drinks, because a little hair of the dog never hurts.
But I did none of those things. Instead, I enlisted my friend Amy to have me over and make one for me. As she poured all the ingredients into the blender, a lil Cabo Wabo Blanco, a little cilantro, and heaping spoonfuls of avocado, I was in awe as all the ingredients mixed together. Was I actually going to like this thing? After the blender did its biz, I was presented with a salted glass full of sea foam green concoction poured in. And it was smooth and creamy as it slid down my throat. It really cuts time in half when you are drinking and having an appetizer in one gigantic gulp. I drank two.
This thoroughly enjoyable drink and or snack is perfect for a ladies night in. Tonight, if all else is in your life is slowly crumbling around you, grab a blender, put on a costume or party hat and in honor of margaritas everywhere, make a guacarita—you can even dip a chip in it!
2 oz. Cabo Wabo Blanco Tequila
½ Skinned Avocado
¼ oz. Agave Nectar
½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
4 Cilantro leaves
Place all ingredients and ice into a blender. Blend on high for 10 seconds and pour into a margarita glass. Garnish with a short cilantro sprig.
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