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I recently bought a bottle of pomegranate juice for a really good price. This recipe was the perfect use for it. I used a bit less tequila (as I do not really love it) and was thrilled by the result. Next time you make Tex-Mex, you should make a pitcher of these.

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Pomegranate Margarita (from Confections of a Foodie Bride)

  • 2 cups homemade margarita mix (see below)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 cup silver tequila
  • 16 oz bottle 100% pomegranate juice
  • Salt or sugar, for rimming
  • Lime wedges

Mix all ingredients in a pitcher. Pour over ice into salt or sugar-rimmed glasses.
Serve garnished with lime wedges.

Margarita Mix

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh squeezed lime juice (~8-12 limes)

In a saucepan, combine the sugar and water until the sugar is completely dissolved. Allow to cool then add the lime juice. Store in a refrigerator until ready to use.

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