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Author Notes: I love this easy to make Rhubarb Margarita. Yes, that's right! Rhubarb is not just for pies, crisps or cobblers. It makes the perfect summer time margarita. So make a batch of rhubarb simple syrup and try this drink. And hey, if you have leftovers make the kids a rhubarb soda float! They'll love you forever. —localhaven
Rhubarb Simple Syrup
- 4 cups Rhubarb
- 1 cup Water
- 1 cup Sugar
- Cut rhubarb into 1" pieces
- Combine all ingredients in a medium sauce pan and bring to a boil.
- Lower heat to a simmer and cook for about 40 minutes, until the fruit is soft.
- Using a heatproof bowl, place fine mesh strainer over top and ladle rhubarb and liquid into the strainer, pressing on the solids with the back of a spoon to release more juice.
- Once you feel you have got all of the juice, a little over a 1/2 cup, set the syrup aside.
- Note: keep the leftover rhubarb and serve over toast, yogurt or ice cream
- 2-4 tablespoons Rhubarb Simple Syrup
- 1-2 ounces Silver 100% Agave Tequila
- 3 tablespoons Fresh Lime Juice
- Kosher or Sea Salt
- Sliced Cucumbers (Garnish)
- Fill jar with lots of ice, add rhubarb simple syrup, tequila, and lime juice. Put lid on and shake, shake, shake.
- Run cut lime wedge along glass rim. Fill small plate with kosher or sea salt. Dip glass into salt and roll.
- Strain margarita into glass and garnish with lime wedges and thinly sliced cucumbers.