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Frozen Watermelon Blackberry Margaritas with Cilantro and Vanilla

Published: June 6, 2011
Photo by National Watermelon Board
This refreshing adults-only beverage takes full advantage of the summery sweetness of watermelon. Rim glasses with sea salt or raw sugar. Makes 3 to 4 margaritas.


1 cup chilled watermelon purée

1 cup fresh or frozen blackberries

1 teaspoon fresh cilantro leaves

1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Juice from 1 or 2 fresh limes

½ cup chilled tequila or to taste

1 tablespoon triple sec

2-3 cups crushed ice


1. Blend all ingredients together except ice until smooth.

2. Add ice and blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Recipe courtesy of the National Watermelon Program Board.


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