Celery-Carrot-Cumin Margarita

celery carrot cumin margarita
  • 8Servings


  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped celery, with some leaves
  • 2/3 cup water
  • 1 1/2 cups tequila
  • 1 cup orange liqueur (such as Cointreau)
  • 1 1/4 cups fresh lime juice plus 2 tbsp.
  • 2 cups carrot juice
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Celery sticks for garnish


Make the Syrup

In a large jar with a tight-fitting lid, vigorously shake sugar, chopped celery and water until the sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Strain into a pitcher.

Mix the Drink

Add tequila, orange liqueur, 1 1/4 cup lime juice and carrot juice to the pitcher; stir.

Rim the Glass

Pour 2 tbsp. lime juice on a plate. Spread salt and cumin on another plate. Dip the rims of 8 glasses into the lime juice, then into the salt and cumin.

Drink Up

Fill the glasses with ice, then add the margarita. Garnish with celery sticks.