Cucumber & Mint Margarita Recipe

Cucumber and Mint Margarita Recipe

I created this Cucumber and Mint Margarita recipe after my trip to Los Angels last year for Vanity Fair Social Club at the Oscars. While there we visited Kay N Dave’s Catina in Culver City. If your ever in the area stop in and have a cucumber and mint margarita along with a squash flower relleno. I also recommend the Beast and stopping back in for brunch.

Obliviously I really like Kay N Dave’s (we ate there 3 times) but I cannot afford to go to LA every I crave a good margarita. I knew that they didn’t skimp and they fresh squeezed their limes. So I went off on a margarita tasting adventure. I haven’t found anyone that serves a cucumber and mint margarita anywhere! It’s so refreshing and a perfect balance to the tartness of the lime and tang of the tequilas. The pictures below are pictures of Kay N Dave’s delicious food I ate and drank!

I then started experimenting with the cucumber and mint margaritas at home. First I had to creat the perfect margarita mix. So I did, or at least I think so! I also decided to create the recipe as a single or pitcher so you can share with friends or just come home and enjoy one after that tedious long day! To have a regular margarita just leave out the mint and cucumber. Again the directions are for a pitcher of margaritas or to make just one margarita. And below starts the pictures of my Cucumber and Mint Margaritas!

Pitcher of Cucumber and Mint Margarita Recipe


2 cups fresh squeezed lime juice (about 10 limes)
1 cup agave syrup (lighter colored one)
1 cup orange liqueur (I used Patron brand)
1/4 cup silver tequila (I again I used Patron
1/2 organic cucumber chopped
12 large mint leaves chiffanade


Pour all ingredients together in a pitcher and stir to combine. Fill with ice and serve in margarita glasses if you have them, ENJOY!

Single Cucumber and Mint Margarita Recipe


1 heaping tablespoon organic cucumber chopped
2 mint leaves torn in half
1/3 cup ice
1/2 ounce tequila
1 ounce orange liqueur
1/2 lime, juiced
1 ounce agave syrup (the light colored one)


Mash the cucumber and mint leaves, add the ice. Pour the tequila and orange liqueur. Stir. Now add the lime juice and agave. Stir, serve, and Enjoy!


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