Chuck White, Sheryl Crow's personal chef, says these pretty, festive drinks are great in the summer when melons are at their best. Chuck first had watermelon margaritas at Sheryl's, made by Chuck Coorts, her farm manager. Chuck says he was blown away by this margarita recipe, which he's tweaked a little. Get more recipes from Chuck and Sheryl's cookbook
Servings: Makes 4 cocktails
- 4 1/2 cups peeled seedless watermelon , diced
- 3/4 cup high-quality tequila (preferably Patr??n Silver tequila)
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
- 2 Tbsp. triple sec
- 4 cups ice
In a blender, process half the watermelon, half the tequila, 2 tablespoons of sugar, 2 tablespoons of lime juice, 1 tablespoon of triple sec and 2 cups of ice until smooth. Transfer to a pitcher.
Repeat with the remaining watermelon, tequila, sugar, lime juice, triple sec and ice. Add this second batch to the first and refrigerate until ready to serve.