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Grilled Melancholy Fix Cocktail

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

6 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Cherry

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

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

Units of Measurement:

main

  • 2 Whole cantaloupe

  • 1 Cup turbinado sugar

  • 1/2 Ounce Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup

  • 1/2 Ounce lime juice

  • 2 Ounce cantaloupe juice

  • Jacobsen Salt Co. Cherrywood Smoked Salt

  • 3 Ounce reposado tequila

Steps

  • 1

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

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

    Ingredients

    • 2 Whole cantaloupe

  • 3

    Take the other half, remove rind and cut into 1 inch cubes. Place cantaloupe into a blender, purée 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.

    Grill500 ˚F

    Ingredients

    • 1 Cup turbinado sugar

  • 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.

    Ingredients

    • 1/2 Ounce Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup

    • 1/2 Ounce lime juice

    • 2 Ounce cantaloupe juice

    • Pinch Jacobsen Salt Co. Cherrywood Smoked Salt

    • 3 Ounce reposado tequila

  • 6

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

    Garnish with a slice of grilled cantaloupe. Enjoy! *Cook times will vary depending on set and ambient temperatures. Access this, and over a thousand other Traeger recipes, on the Traeger App.

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