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Grilled Melancholy Fix Cocktail

Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Melancholy Fix Cocktail

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

6 Minutes

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Get your fix with this smokin' cocktail. Fresh cantaloupe juice, lime juice Reposado, smoked salt and a little sweetness make for your new favorite cocktail.

Ingredients

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    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
    • 2

      Cut cantaloupe in half and scoop out seeds. Slice one of the cantaloupe halves into wedges. Set aside.
    • 3

      Take the other half, remove rind and cut into 1 inch cubes. Place cantaloupe into a blender, puree and pour through a mesh strainer. Set juice aside.
    • 4

      Coat cantaloupe wedges in turbinado sugar and place on preheated grill. Grill for 3 minutes per side or until grill marks form. Remove from grill, quarter wedges into triangles and set aside.
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    • 5

      In a cocktail shaker, add Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup, lime juice, 1 ounce cantaloupe juice, smoked salt and tequila. Shake for 10 seconds and strain into double rocks glass.
    • 6

      Add crushed or pebble ice to glass until overfilling with ice.
    • 7

      Garnish with a slice of grilled cantaloupe. Enjoy!

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