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14 Tequila Recipes That Will Blow Your Mind

Think tequila is only good for doing shots? Think again. These recipes will expand your view of that magical ingredient, from drinks to meats. Find out more about the wonders of tequila at the Sauza® YouTube page.

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What's pink, zesty, and tropical? These delightful cupcakes, which combine grenadine, orange juice, and tequila to replicate the fun flavors of tequila sunrises - in dessert form. Get the recipe here.

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This unusual take on the margarita as is easy to prepare as it is delicious. Tart apple and lime combine with cinnamon to bring it a warm, almost autumnal flavor. Get the recipe.



The tequila and dried chilis balances out the sweetness of the apricot preserves in the easy roast chicken recipe. Get it here.


♪ ♫ Ice cream and caramel and also tequila, these are a few of my favorite things. ♪ ♫ Get the recipe over here.


Anyone who has spent time in Texas knows that queso dip is practically a religion down there. The kick of tequila makes this version even better than the original. Get the recipe.


Cinnamon, cardamom, star anise and coffee beans give this original ice cream a warm spiced flavor. Get the recipe here.


Speaking of kick, this sweet and spicy margarita will make it hard to go back to the classics. Recipe here.

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Do you love mac 'n cheese? Do you love tequila? Well, we've got the recipe for you! Right this way.


BBQ season is right around the corner, but this easy overnight marinade will impress your guests no matter the season. Get the recipe.


As the name would suggest, the Bloody Maria is the zesty sister of the classic Bloody Mary. Get the recipe here.

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Salad dressing with a little kick? Yes, please. This dressing works wonders on a mix of cucumbers, tomatoes, avocado and the greens of your choice. Get the recipe here.


Like a classic margarita, but with a beer to lighten it up and bring in some effervescence. What more could you ask for? Get the recipe here.

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