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Sparkling Margaritas

(recipe, Suzanne Cruzen)


  1. 1 cup blanco (white) tequila
  2. ⅔ cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  3. ⅓ cup agave nectar
  4. Sparkling wine or champagne (about 1½ cups)
  5. Lime peel strips or very thin lime slices


  1. In a cocktail shaker combine half the tequila, lime juice, and agave nectar with plenty of ice. Shake for 5 seconds and strain mixture into three glasses. Repeat with remaining tequila, juice, and agave. Top each serving with sparkling wine. Add a lime peel strip, and add additional lime juice to taste.