Prep: 10 minutes plus chilling • Serves: 4
1-1/2 cups silver tequila
1/4 cup Full Circle light agave syrup
3 tablespoons PICS lime juice
1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves plus sprigs for garnish (optional)
1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon PICS granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon PICS ground cinnamon
5 lime wheels
3/4 cup PICS sparkling water
1. In pitcher, stir grapefruit juice, tequila, agave and lime juice until agave dissolves; stir in thyme and ginger. Cover and refrigerate 45 minutes or until cold. Makes about 3-3/4 cups.
2. In small bowl, stir sugar and cinnamon; spread on plate. Run 1 lime wheel around rims of 4 (12-ounce) highball glasses to dampen; dip rims of glasses into sugar mixture to coat. Add ice to glasses.
3. Pour grapefruit mixture into prepared glasses; top each with sparkling water and garnish with remaining lime wheels and thyme sprigs, if desired.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 paloma):
305 Calories, 0g Fat (0g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol, 19mg Sodium,
29g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 25g Sugars, 17g Added Sugars, 1g Protein
Enhance your cocktails with creative garnishes like citrus twists, fresh herbs or even edible flowers to add a touch of artistry and a burst of fresh flavors to every sip.