In The Kitchen: Ultimate Strawberry Margaritas + Spicy Black Bean Salsa

My favorite part of watching sports is consuming insane amounts of chips and salsa, and washing them down with bottomless ice cold, slushy, Strawberry Margaritas. - I prepared this Margarita recipe in about 10 minutes tops, and it was so good I didn't need to make any modifications the second time around. 

This tasty Spicy Black Bean Salsa recipe is another winner I found on All Recipes.Com. It is super easy to make, and the payoff is absolutely delicious! - I did make quite a few modifications to this recipe: I used fresh tomatoes, fresh garlic, added cilantro, omitted the black eyed peas, subbed green onion for regular onion, and subbed fresh lime juice for the zesty Italian Dressing. I think these mods gave the dish more of an authentic Southwestern feel. 

Ultimate Strawberry Margaritas  [Adapted from All Recipes.Com]
6 Fluid Ounces of Tequila
2 Fluid Ounces of Triple Sec
8 Ounces Frozen Sliced Strawberries in Syrup
4 Fluid Ounces Frozen Limeaide Concentrate 

Fill a blender with ice and crush. Pour in the tequila and triple sec. Add the strawberries and limeade. Blend for 30 seconds or until smooth. Serve in margarita glasses.

Spicy Bean Salsa [Adapted from All Recipes.Com]
1 15oz can of black beans, drained
1 can whole kernel corn, drained
1/2 cup chopped green onion
1/4 cup Red Bell Peppers
1/4 cup Orange Bell Peppers
1 cup of diced tomatoes 
2 cloves fresh garlic, minced 
1 4oz can of diced jalepeno peppers
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
Juice from two limes

In a medium bowl, combine black beans, corn, onion, green bell pepper, garlic, jalapeno peppers and tomatoes. Season with lime juice, salt and pepper to taste, and mix well. Cover, and refrigerate overnight to blend flavors. 

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