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On the Border: Cinco De Mayo recipes

Recipe: On the Border - Cinco De Mayo

CincoRita

Yield: one drink

You Need:

* Glass

* Lime juice & kosher salt (for rim)

* Cubed ice

* 3/4 Cup margarita mix – we have a special blended mix, but there are many great ones available to buy

* 1 ½ oz (1 shot) Tequila

* ½ oz Triple Sec

* Lime wedge

Directions

* Dip the rim of your glass into lime juice, and then into Kosher or margarita salt

* Fill your salted glass with ice

* Separately, put a small scoop of ice into a shaker and add your Margarita Mix, Tequila, and Triple Sec. Shake until well blended and chilled

* Pour mixture into your prepared glass

* Top it off with a squeeze of fresh lime

* Enjoy!

Guacamole Live Recipe

2-3 whole ripe avocados (depending on size)

2 Tablespoons diced tomato

1 ½ Tablespoons finely chopped, seedless jalapeño

1 Tablespoon finely chopped red onion

1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro

1 lime wedge

½ teaspoon salt

* Scoop avocado meat from the skins into a medium sized mixing bowl (glass or wooden bowl … not metal)

* Using forks, mash the avocado to a chunky/creamy consistency

* Squeeze the juice of your lime wedge into your avocado

* Add tomato, jalapeno, red onion and cilantro and salt. Gently fold it all in to the avocado mixture

* Serve with tortilla chips

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