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Celery Margarita | Taste and Tipple

Celery Margarita

Course Drinks
Keyword Celery Margarita
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Servings 1 drink

Ingredients

Celery Margarita

  • oz 100% agave reposada tequila
  • ½ oz Celery Juice recipe follows
  • 1 oz Celery Seed Syrup recipe follows
  • 1 oz lime juice freshly squeezed

Celery Juice

  • 3 stalks celery
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ tsp salt

Celery Seed Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp celery seed

Instructions

Celery Margarita

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine ½ cup (125 mL) ice, 1½ oz 100% agave reposado tequila, ½ oz Celery Juice (recipe follows), 1 oz Celery Seed Syrup (recipe follows) and 1 oz lime juice. Shake sharply and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a celery stick.

CELERY JUICE

  1. Combine 3 chopped stalks celery, ½ cup (125 mL) water and ½ tsp (2 mL) salt in a blender; purée. Strain through a fine mesh sieve and chill for up to a day.
  2. Makes about 1 cup (250 mL)

CELERY SEED SYRUP

  1. Combine 1 cup (250 mL) each sugar and water in a small saucepan; stir in 2 tbsp (30 mL) celery seed, cover and bring to a simmer over medium-low heat. Cook 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let stand 1 hour. Strain through several layers of cheesecloth; chill before use.
  2. Makes about 1 cup (250 mL)

Recipe Notes

Recipe from: St. Onge, Christopher. "Celery Margarita." Food & Drink. Early Summer 2018.