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Pineapple Cilantro Margarita – Pineapple Cocktail

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Last Updated on May 12, 2020 by The 'Noms.

A refreshing combination of pineapple and cilantro makes for a great pineapple margarita recipe.

 

 

We have one rule of thumb we always follow when we celebrate Cinco de Mayo: Always have a top notch margarita or paloma in your hand! This year we decided to try out a brand new margarita using some of the fresh herbs from our garden and one of our favorite fruits, pineapple, to make the Fresh Pineapple Cilantro Margarita!

 

 

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

 

 

 

Pineapple Margarita

Combining two flavors commonly found in Mexican cuisine, this drink is pleasantly sweet and tart with a great herbal burst that brings images of sitting on the beaches of the Mayan Rivera sipping on drinks and eating delicious fresh salsa!

 

 

 

 

 

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Ingredients Needed for the Pineapple Cilantro Margarita

  • CIlantro
  • Lime Juice
  • Triple Sec
  • Simple Syrup
  • Pineapple
  • Silver Tequila

 

 

Pineapple Cilantro Margarita with blue and white napkin, bowl of pineapple and limes with a tequila bottle on a wood background

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Pineapple Cilantro Margarita
Yield: 1

Pineapple CIlantro Margarita - A Tequila Cocktail

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

A sweet and herbal margarita perfect for sipping. This pineapple margarita recipe is so tasty!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks
  • 3 oz tequila, blanco or silver
  • 1 oz simple syrup (add more if not sweet enough)
  • 2 Tbsp fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 1/2 oz triple sec
  • 2 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 sprigs of cilantro (for garnish)

Instructions

Muddle pineapple chunks and cilantro, add tequila, triple sec, lime juice and simple syrup in a shaker.

Shake vigorously for 1 minute until combined.

Strain into a glass rimmed with salt and crushed ice.

Garnish with pineapple and a sprig of cilantro.

Cheers!

Notes

The herbal flavor of the cilantro cuts the sweetness of the drink, and depending how sweet your pineapple is, we added a bit of simple syrup to the ingredient list.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 507Total Fat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 341mgCarbohydrates: 50gFiber: 2.6gSugar: 51.2gProtein: 1.2g

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Rachel

Sunday 10th of May 2015

Perfect Mother's Day cocktail! Leah & Jay prepared this this evening. The touch of cilantro was the perfect complement to the fresh pineapple. This will be on my favorites list. Lucky me to have my personal mixologists

The 'Noms.

Sunday 10th of May 2015

So glad you liked them, and glad we got to personally make them for you!

Kim

Sunday 10th of May 2015

This sounds so refreshing! This'll be great on the deck this summer. As always, gorgeous pics!

The 'Noms.

Sunday 10th of May 2015

Thanks so much! Hope you will enjoy!

Deepika

Saturday 9th of May 2015

That looks so tempting. Perfect for summer.

The 'Noms.

Sunday 10th of May 2015

It was very good! Refreshing!

jen

Saturday 9th of May 2015

This looks so good!! Going to have to try it.

The 'Noms.

Saturday 9th of May 2015

Let us know what you think!

Kim

Friday 8th of May 2015

Such an interesting combination. I would have never thought to put pineapple and cilantro together in a drink...but I bet it's really good! I think your website is going to be dangerous for me ;) So many yummy looking recipes!

The 'Noms.

Saturday 9th of May 2015

Thanks! We encourage you to try some, and let us know what you think!