Avocado lends a creamy texture to this mezcal margarita.
2 oz. mezcal
1 oz. fresh lime juice
¾ oz. agave syrup
¼ ripe avocado
Chili salt for rim
Tools: shaker, strainer
Garnish: lime wheel
Rim a glass with chili salt and add ice and set aside. In a shaker, add the avocado and ice. Shake hard to break down the avocado. Add the mezcal, lime, agave and shake until cold. Strain into a prepared rocks glass. Garnish.
Margo’s Chile Salt: Add 2 parts of kosher salt to 1 part Aleppo pepper and a dash of cayenne.
Anthony Mylott, Margo’s, Santa Monica, California
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