Prep: 10 minutes plus chilling • Serves: 4
1-1/2 cups silver tequila
1/4 cup light agave syrup
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh thyme leaves plus sprigs for garnish (optional)
1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
5 lime wheels
3/4 cup sparkling water
1. In pitcher, stir grapefruit juice, tequila, agave and lime juice until agave dissolves; stir in thyme and ginger. Cover and refrigerate 45 minutes or until cold. Makes about 3-3/4 cups.
2. In small bowl, stir sugar and cinnamon; spread on plate. Run 1 lime wheel around rims of 4 (12-ounce) highball glasses to dampen; dip rims of glasses into sugar mixture to coat. Add ice to glasses.
3. Pour grapefruit mixture into prepared glasses; top each with sparkling water and garnish with remaining lime wheels and thyme sprigs, if desired.
Approximate nutritional values per serving (1 paloma):
305 Calories, 0g Fat (0g Saturated), 0mg Cholesterol,
19mg Sodium, 29g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 1g Protein