Featured in our Spring 2022 Food + Entertaining article, It’s Spring, sip and savor a refreshing cucumber tequila cooler perfect for spring.
Cucumber Tequila CoolerCourse: Cocktail
1 (4-inch) section celery
1 (2-inch) section English cucumber (about 2½ ounces), peeled
½ ounce agave nectar
1 ounce fresh lime juice, from 1 to 2 limes
1½ ounces silver tequila
2 ounces seltzer, chilled
For garnish: cucumber slice (optional)
- Slice celery and cucumber into ½-inch slices. Add celery and salt to cocktail shaker, and muddle until broken up. Add cucumber and agave nectar and muddle until smashed, about 20 seconds.
- Add lime juice and tequila to shaker and fill 2⁄3 full with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into highball glass. Top with seltzer, stir gently, and serve with cucumber slice garnish, if desired.
- Recipe from Maggie Hoffman, Serious Eats