Poached Pear and Honey Margarita Slushy


  1. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, combine orange juice, honey, ¼ cup lemon juice and ½ teaspoon chili powder. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat; add pears, simmer until fork tender.     
  2. Pour pears and poaching liquid into a small quart-sized plastic container. Freeze for 5 hours or overnight.
  3. In a small bowl, combine remaining teaspoon chili powder, salt and sugar. Wet rim of glass with remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice and dip into mixture. Reserve.
  4. Transfer frozen mixture into blender, breaking up if necessary. Add ice and tequila, process until smooth. Pour into prepared glasses and serve immediately.

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Scott, ALDI Test Kitchen