Caprese Salad with Siempre Tequila

Caprese Salad with Siempre Tequila http://wp.me/p3u1xi-4vs The first time I tried Siempre Tequila, I knew immediately that it’s herbaceousness would work perfectly in a vinaigrette.

Now when most people consider using tequila in a salad dressing they want to start adding avocados and limes and getting all kitchy on the Margarita theme. But I’m here to tell you that you need to stop doing that.

The next time you are looking for a salad, consider a Caprese salad without all that balsamic nonsense going around and use a Siempre Tequila dressing instead.  That’s right, no balsamic anything, no avocados, no limes, and nothing that smacks of a margarita.

 

Caprese Salad with Siempre Tequila http://wp.me/p3u1xi-4vsCaprese Dressing Ingredients

  • 3 Tbl extra-virgin Olive oil
  • 5 Tbl Siempre Tequila
  • 4 cloves garlic (skinned)
  • 1 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 c fresh basil leaves (loosely packed)
  • 10 basil leaves for topping

Preparation

Place first 6 ingredients in pulse style blender and blend until dressing is consistent and smooth. Serve drizzled over sliced tomatoes and cheese (mozzarella or goat cheese). The classic Caprese alternates tomato and cheese slices on a platter.

 

 Italian Dressing Ingredients

    • 6 tablespoons olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons Siempre Tequila
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon dried basil, crumbled
    • 1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
    • Pinch of dried oregano

PREPARATION

Combine all ingredients in small bowl and whisk to blend. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)

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From Siempre Tequila:

Fall in love, quit your job and make tequila. That’s what Alex and Monica did. Traditionally crafted in small batches Siempre® Tequila Plata is a unique luxury spirit made with a fusion of single estate 100% Blue Weber Agave from both the highlands and lowlands of Jalisco, Mexico.

Sipping Off the Cuff | Siempre Tequila Blanco http://wp.me/p3u1xi-4r6This unique combination blends the earthy, bold, wood-like character of the valley with the sweet, citrus-filled flavours of the mountains delivering notes of pepper, salted caramel and honey. This, combined with our distillery’s century old traditional techniques, is how our perfect craft tequila is created.

The intricate folk art-inspired packaging that captures the history and culture of the magical town where it’s made also speaks to the attention to detail that’s put into the cultivation and production process. If you look carefully, you’ll see we use the rose to tell our story. In Mexican culture, we celebrate both life and death – and with celebration comes Siempre.

NOM: 1438
Age: Blanco Tequila
Distillery: Destiladora delValle de Tequila
Agave Region: Highlands and Lowlands (50/50)
Type: Single Estate 100% Blue Weber Agave
Water Source: Volcanic Spring
Oven Type: Stone/Brick
Extraction Method: Roller
Fermentation: Open Air
Distillation Method: Pot Still – Steel/Copper
Distillation: Double Distilled
Alcohol Volume: 40% Alc/Vol

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