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BRIAN IN THE KITCHEN  brought to you by Stittsworth Meats

May 6 2011

Red Cactus Margaritas

1 1/4 cups (10 ounces) raspberry-cranberry
juice frozen concentrate
3 cups (12 ounces) whole frozen raspberries
3/4 cup (6 ounces) limeade frozen concentrate
3/4 cup gold tequila
1/2 cup (4 ounces) Triple Sec orange liqueur
4 cups crushed ice
1 Mexican lime, sliced
Sugar

Combine all ingredients except lime and sugar in a blender and blend until slushy, adding more ice if necessary.

To prepare glasses, moisten rims with a lime slice and dip in a plate of sugar.
Fill glasses and garnish with lime wheel slices.

For a non-alcoholic version, omit tequila and replace Triple Sec with reconstituted orange juice.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.