Strawberry & mint cocktail recipe

Hosting at the weekend? Make it a Mexican night in with our strawberry cocktail recipe

We all need to treat ourselves once in a while. So when a girls’ night or friendly gathering presents itself, trying new recipes is at the top of our list. So, cocktails, ladies?

Try a fruity favourite, perfect as both an aperitif and an accompaniment to a Mexican meal, by Californian-based chef, John Lee Simpson. And remember peeps, no treats before 12pm and be Cheers!

Strawberry & mint margaritas

Serves 6

300g fresh or frozen strawberries

2 tbsp honey

240ml tequila

Half a bunch of mint leaves

Step 1: Fuse the honey, tequila and strawberries in a blender – add a little ice if using fresh, or a splash of water if using frozen.

Step 2: Garnish with chopped mint and strawberry slices.


All images taken by Simon Weller.

This recipe was originally published in The Simple Things, issue 8. For the full Mexican menu, grab an issue here.