Granny’s Apple Spinach Tequila Gimlet

Did you ever hear “Eat your greens” or “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” growing up?”  My Granny’s Gimlet cocktail brings those quotes to a whole new level.  You will get your “greens” and your “apples” with this drink; of course a little tequila never hurt anyone! The healthy green color and the clean fresh delicious taste of this cocktail keeps you honest.

AppleLime. This recipe is flexible, depending on your kitchen tools you can either juice some of the ingredients or muddle the apples and spinach instead.

AppleLimeGimlet- Recipe:  Makes 1 – 4 oz cocktail

  • 1 1/2oz Reposado Tequila
  • 3/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • 3/4 oz Fresh Lime Juice
  • 6-8 Fresh Spinach Leaves or 1/2 oz Fresh Juiced Spinach
  •  5-6 Slices of Fresh Granny Smith Apples or 1 oz Fresh Juiced Granny Apples

Glass:  Coupe, Martini or Small Juice Glass

Garnish:  Sliced Granny Smith Apple 


Add apple slices, spinach and simple syrup to your mixing tin, muddle well mashing apple up.

 Then add lime juice, tequila and ice shake and strain through a fine mesh strainer into your glass of choice.

Garnish and Enjoy!


    • says

      Thanks Pang 😀 It is actually quite delicious. You are right this drink would be such a good cocktail for a pool party or a summer shindig especially! You could probably even make it in a punch bowl. I’m glad I’m not the only one who thinks these healthyish cocktails would be delicious ;P

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