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Spicy Tequila Sunrise {$100 cooking.com giveaway)

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As summer draws to a close, I thought it would be appropriate to celebrate with a beautiful sunshiny drink — this colorful Spicy Tequila Sunrise. The recipe for this drink is actually courtesy of In The Raw — the brilliant folks behind the line of Sugar In The Raw, Agave In The Raw, and Stevia In The Raw.

You have probably seen their cute, little, brown, sugar packets in restaurants before. But I recently began cooking at home with the Agave and Stevia, and am in love!

All three products are really such an easy and healthier way to sweeten drinks and all kinds of sweets. And I love that they are all completely natural and organic.

The recipe for this drink called for some Agave In The Raw, along with some delicious pomegranate juice, orange juice, tequila and…yes, the picture didn’t lie…some jalapeno! This was my first time adding the little green pepper to a drink, but it was so fun! Definitely kicked the sweet and fruity flavors up a notch. I loved it!

You could also make this drink sans alcohol and just add in some club soda to make it more of a spritzer. But either way, it will be a crowd pleaser and definitely a conversation starter!

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Spicy Tequila Sunrise

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 drinks 1x

Description

A delicious pomegranate, orange juice, and tequila drink…with a spicy twist!


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 ½-inch slice jalapeño pepper, with seeds
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. (1 Tbsp.) Agave In The Raw®
  • 1 ½ oz. silver tequila (100 percent blue agave)
  • 4 oz. fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 oz. Pom Wonderful pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 orange slice, for garnish
  • ¼-inch jalapeno slices, for garnish
  • ice
  • club soda, optional

Instructions

  1. In cocktail shaker or glass, muddle the jalapeno and lime. Add the agave, tequila, and orange juice. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake just to chill.
  2. Pour the pomegranate juice into a tall glass. Fill glass 3/4 with ice cubes. Gently strain the Spice Sunrise into the glass. Garnish with the orange and jalapeño slice.

Notes

Recipe used with permission from In The Raw

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128 comments on “Spicy Tequila Sunrise {$100 cooking.com giveaway)”

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  2. I would try the homemade marshmallow creme recipe!

  3. I’d like to make Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole
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  5. I would make the Ambrosia Waldorf Salad

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  6. https://twitter.com/aes529/status/247765823626817537

  7. I would love to make the Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole. Just in time for Thanksgiving!

  8. This is different!

  9. Mulled cider-I can’t wait for it to feel like fall :)

  10. I’d like to try the Coconut Rum Balls and the Spicy Fiesta Slaw
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  12. Since fall is approaching, I think I’d have to try out their Mulled Apple Cider recipe here: https://www.intheraw.com/using-itr/recipes/mulled-apple-cider/?ref=search
    Sounds delish and a great way to avoid drinking tons of calories! Yum!

  13. This sounds amazing!

    https://www.intheraw.com/using-itr/recipes/spiced-apple-quesadillas/?ref=search&page=2

  14. Ruby Rita…yum!

  15. I want to make the White Chocolate Pear Bread Pudding. Sounds delicious.

  16. I would try the mulled apple cider – perfect for fall!!

  17. The Sweet and Sour Shrimp Stir-Fry sounds delicious and simple to make. What a perfect dish for the weeknights. :) Can’t wait to give that a try.

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  19. those look so good!!!

    Red Berry Popsicles I love fruity desserts :)

  20. tweeted
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  21. the Ambrosia Waldorf Salad sounds great and not too challenging

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  22. Hawaiian Sugar Shortbread Cookies!

  23. White Chocolate Pear Bread Pudding?!! Oh wow, I’m gonna faint that sounds so good!

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  26. Chocolate Cheesecake

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  36. My favorite recipe to try would be No-Bake Cocoa Crisp Squares.

  37. I would like to make the Coconut Rum Balls

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  38. https://twitter.com/thomasmurphy40/status/249656951351418880

  39. Sounds yummy !

  40. Tweeted- https://twitter.com/monikeeta/status/250330279221284864

  41. Spicy Fiesta Slaw sounds Yummy! Love to try that first.
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  42. I’d love to make the Chocolate Cheesecake.

  43. Definitely want to try the Mulled Apple Cider!
    https://www.intheraw.com/using-itr/recipes/mulled-apple-cider/?ref=search

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  44. I’d like to make the No-Bake Peanut Butter Oat Cookies!!!!! Thanks for a chance to win and have a great day!
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  45. It’s hard to choose just one, but I would start with the No-Bake Nutty Oat Bars.

  46. I want to try the Marshmallow Sweet Potato Casserole recipe!

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  48. um yeah…I want to marry the Coffee Cake Muffins! LOL
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  49. I tweeted here: https://twitter.com/MsTofuFairy/status/252076042343284736

  50. I would love to try the turkey sloppy janes yummy.