While your initial reaction to this cocktail might be "kale no," we guarantee that it's worth a try. Inspired by the Garden Variety Margarita from The Wayland NYC, THE SWEAT SCENE's Kale Margarita recipe is the perfect drink for enjoying your Cinco de Mayo, guilt-free (cause like, it's basically a salad, right!?)
1.5 shots (about 2 ounces) tequila blanco
3/4 ounces kale-ginger juice (or store-bought green juice)
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 ounce agave nectar
Salt for rim
1. To make kale-ginger juice: Juice 3-5 large kale leaves and a one-inch knob of ginger. Or go to the store and buy a pre-made one.
2. Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice.
3. Shake well and pour mixture over ice in a salt-rimmed glass.