Moradita

Beet Margarita
Matt Taylor-Gross

A jalapeño-infused, blood-colored tequila and beet cocktail, the Moradita (“Little Death”), is a fresh, nearly healthy-tasting drink with some real body and a balancing hint of elegant richness.

Moradita
A jalapeño-infused, blood-colored tequila and beet cocktail, the Moradita (“Little Death”), is a fresh, nearly healthy-tasting drink with some real body and a balancing hint of elegant richness.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. beet purée
  • 34 oz. triple sec
  • 12 oz. jalapeño-infused tequila (such as Dulce Vida)
  • 14 oz. lime juice

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a coupe glass.