Tested till perfect Tequila Swizzles
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Tequila Swizzles

A pitcher of this classic refreshing cocktail makes the perfect complement to Chile Rellenos. Serve in tall glasses garnished with straws or swizzle sticks for stirring.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: March 2008

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  • Portion size 8


  • 1 cup 1cuplime juice, (6 to 8)
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupgranulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups 1-1/2cupswhite tequila
  • 2-1/2 cups 2-1/2cupssoda water
  • 6 dashes 6dashesangostura bitters, (approx)
  • lime wheels or lime wedges
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In microwaveable measuring cup, combine lime juice with sugar. Microwave at high for 20 seconds; stir until sugar dissolves. Add tequila. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 4 hours.)

Fill pitcher halfway with ice cubes. Add tequila mixture, soda water and bitters; stir to combine. Add more bitters if desired. Garnish with lime.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 153 pro 0 total fat 0g sat. fat 0g
carb 15g fibre 0 chol 0mg sodium 17mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 1 vit C 15 folate 1
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