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THYME BLACKBERRY MARGARITAS, as gorgeous as they are delicious! This is one smooth margarita with a hint of citrus, blackberry flavor and subtle notes of fresh thyme! You're gonna fall in love! | joyfulhealthyeats.com

Blackberry Margaritas

  • Author: Krista @ JoyfulHealthyEats.com
  • prep_time Prep Time: 20 mins
  • total_time Total Time: 20 mins
  • yield Yield: 8 drinks 1x
  • category Category: Cocktail, Drink, Easy Healthy Recipes, Holiday

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Ingredients

Blackberry Simple Syrup:

  • 6 oz. fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 cup sugar

Blackberry Juice:

  • 6 oz. fresh blackberries
  • 4 sprigs of fresh thyme, leaves removed
  • 1 cup water

Thyme Blackberry Margarita Recipe

  • 1 cup grand marnier
  • 1 cup blackberry simple syrup
  • 2 cups of tequila
  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 cups of blackberry juice
  • extra fresh thyme leaves for garnish on top

Instructions

  1. For the Blackberry Simple Syrup: add 6 oz. of fresh blackberries, water, and sugar to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Using a fork or wooden spoon, smash the blackberries. Let simmer for 2-3 more minutes. Strain the mixture so as to remove the blackberry seeds. Place blackberry simple syrup in the refrigerator to cool.
  2. For the Blackberry Juice: add 6 oz. of fresh blackberries and fresh thyme leaves to a food processor. Blend until pureed. Add water to the mixture. Blend more until combined. Pour mixture through a mesh strainer and press juice through. Set aside.
  3. To a pitcher add, grand marnier, 1 cup blackberry simple syrup, tequila, fresh lime juice, 1 1/2 cups of blackberry juice. Stir.
  4. Pour mixture over ice and garnish with fresh thyme leaves (stronger encouraged to enhance the thyme flavor)

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6 oz.
  • Calories: 267
  • Sugar: 21 g
  • Sodium: 14 mg
  • Fat: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 26 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg