11. March 2011 · Categories: Recipes

As we head into the weekend, it’s time to think about sitting back, relaxing and enjoying some leisure time. Nothing says Friday like a simple, stylish cocktail. Try this one from ICE’s Texas Steakhouse class. According to ICE Recipe Editor Dan Stone this twist on a classic comes from the popular Trudy’s restaurant in Austin. We’ve added tomolives, a little pickled green tomato introduced to us from our resident  mixologist Michael Cecconi, as the garnish.

Ingredients

2 ounces tequila, such as Sauza Hornitos
1 ounce Cointreau
1 ounce lemon-lime soda, such as Sprite
1 ounce orange juice
Juice from half a lime
Tomolives or green olives for garnish

Recipe
Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass rimmed with salt. Add tomolives, or small green olives as a garnish.

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