Tomato and Tequila

This spicy drink -- with the flavors of tomato juice, tequila, fresh cilantro, and hot pepper sauce -- is the perfect refresher for easy summer entertaining. It's equally good paired with tortilla chips at cocktail hour or with huevos rancheros for brunch.

  • Yield: Serves 1
Tomato and Tequila

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2010


  • 1/3 cup tomato juice
  • 2 ounces blanco or reposado tequila
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • Hot-pepper sauce, such as Tabasco
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for garnish


  1. In a large glass, combine tomato juice, tequila, and lime juice. Add ice and several dashes hot-pepper sauce, and garnish with cilantro.


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