TAKES: 5 min. • MAKES: 1 serving
Soon after I learned about this cocktail, I brought the ingredients to dinner at my parents’ house. The next time we got together, my dad had the fixings set out and ready to go. —Ian Cliffe, Milwaukee, WI
11/2 oz. tequila
1/2 oz. lime juice
1/2 cup grapefruit soda or sparkling peach citrus soda Lime wedge
In a highball glass filled with ice, combine salt, tequila and lime juice. Top with soda. Garnish with lime.
PER SERVING 148 cal., 0 fat (0 sat. fat), 0 chol., 163mg sod., 14g carb. (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 pro.
TEST KITCHEN TIPS
• This sunny-day cocktail is refreshing without being too sweet.
• Not sure where to get grapefruit soda? Two of the easiest to find are Fresca (their original flavor is grapefruit) and Jarritos (in the ethnic foods aisle). Others to try: Izze, San Pellegrino, Ting and Whole Foods’ pink grapefruit.