A short glass of limeade against a green backdrop.
Photography, Stacey Brandford; food styling, Christopher St. Onge; prop styling, Andrea McCrindle

Salted Cucumber Limeade Cocktail

Hands down, our Salted Cucumber Limeade is THE cocktail of summer 2022.

This summer cocktail recipe is reminiscent of a margarita with a salted rim – but with a garden vibe. Make this beauty with El Mayor Blanco tequila.

A short glass of limeade against a green backdrop.

Salted Cucumber Limeade

Ingredients
  

  • 4 small cucumbers
  • 4 cups cold water
  • 2/3 cup lime juice
  • ¼ cup agave syrup
  • ¼ tsp fine sea salt
  • 1 unripe (green) chili thinly sliced
  • oz El Mayor Blanco tequila
  • sprigs of cilantro

Instructions
 

  • In blender, cucumbers, cold water, lime juice, agave syrup and sea salt; purée. Strain through fine-mesh sieve into pitcher. Add chili and refrigerate until chilled. Serve over ice in rocks glass, with or without tequila. Garnish with small handful cilantro leaves or sprouts.

Notes

Elegantly structured and perfectly balanced, El Mayor is internationally recognized as the world’s best-tasting family of 100% de agave tequilas. Indulge yourself and experience the handcrafted, award-winning taste of El Mayor Tequila. El Mayor is available in Blanco, Reposado and Anejo.

Elegantly structured and perfectly balanced, El Mayor® is internationally recognized as the world’s best-tasting family of 100% de agave tequilas. Indulge yourself and experience the handcrafted, award-winning taste of El Mayor Tequila. El Mayor is available in Blanco, Reposado and Anejo.

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