Frozen Wild Blueberry Margarita Recipe
The perfect summer drink mixes local wild blueberries with zesty citrus. Yum!
Ingredients for 4 portions:
- 2 oranges, untreated
- 3/8 cup (80g) sugar
- 1/2 cup (80g) wild blueberries from Canada (frozen)
- ¾ cup (160ml) blueberry juice
- ½ cup (100ml) lime juice
- ¼ tsp. vanilla extract
- 3 tbsp. Lime Juice Cordial
- 1 ½ cup (300g) crushed Ice
Wash oranges with hot water, then leave to dry. Use potato peeler to finely peel skin of one orange. Squeeze juice from both oranges (¾ cup are needed). Dry orange peel in the oven for 30 minutes at 140 °F (120°F air circulation) and leave to cool. Grind together with 2 tbsp. sugar and spread evenly over a flat plate.
Put blueberries, orange and blueberry juice, 1/3 cup lime juice, remaining sugar, vanilla extract and Lime Juice Cordial as well as crushed ice into a blender and mix.
Spread the remaining lime juice over a flat plate. Dip the edge of the glass first into lime juice, then into the orange sugar. Fill with Margarita and serve immediately.
Preparation time: approx. 10 minutes, plus 30 minutes drying
Nutrition facts per glass:
Energy: 200 kcal / 840 kJ
Protein: 0.5 g
Fat: 0 g
Carbohydrates: 45 g
Recipe provided by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America.