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Keto Cranberry Hibiscus Margarita

Tart with a hint of sweetness and a sleigh load of holiday flare, this Keto Cranberry Hibiscus Margarita is a go-to holiday keto cocktail.

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: cocktail, hibiscus, keto, margarita
Servings: 8
Calories: 86kcal

Ingredients

  • 12 oz. fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup water
  • Peel of a small naval orange
  • 3/4 cups + 2 tablespoons Monkfruit/Erythritol blend sweetener divided
  • 4 hibiscus tea bags
  • 8 oz. tequila
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Ice

Garnish: salt rimmed glass, orange zest, lime wedges, fresh cranberries

    Instructions

    To make the cranberry base:

    • Combine the cranberries, sweetener, water and orange peel in a saucepan.  Bring the cranberry mixture to a boil over medium heat and simmer 10-15 minutes or until thickened, stirring often and breaking up the cranberries as the mixture cooks. Strain the cranberry mixture using a mesh strainer and set aside to cool.  At this point the cranberry gel can be refrigerated for later. You should have about a cup of cranberry gel.

    To make the hibiscus tea:

    • Bring 4 cups of water to a boil, add the 4 hibiscus tea bags and let sit for 5 minutes. Remove tea bags and sweeten with 2 tablespoons of sweetener. Stir to combine and chill until serving time.

    Make by the glass:

    • Fill the shaker half way with ice. In the shaker place 1 1/2 tablespoons of the cranberry gel, 1/2 cup hibiscus tea, 2 tablespoons (1 oz) of tequila and a teaspoon of lime juice. Place the lid on tightly and shake. Pour over ice salt rimmed glass filled with ice and garnish as desired.

    Make by the pitcher

    • In a pitcher combine, the cranberry gel, hibiscus tea, tequila and lime juice. Stir to combine. Serve over ice in salt rimmed glasses and garnish with orange zest, lime and fresh cranberries.

    Nutrition

    Calories: 86kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 43mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg