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Behind The Bar: Spicy Water-felon Margarita

WE are back ‘Behind the Bar’ for this week’s season premiere of Love After Lockup, and we’re spicing things up! Lacey’s dad fears her felon fiancé, but Lacey is keeping a surprising secret. Cheryl shocks her sister when she reveals that she has dropped a large sum of money on her inmate lover. Vince finally tells his mother that his fiancé is part of a mother-daughter crime duo, and that he also plans to meet her at her release. And last but not least, Andrea reveals the truth about her relationship that stuns her sisters. Spice up premiere night with a pitcher of this Spicy Water-felon Margarita!

Recipe: Spicy Water-felon Margarita

7-8 Servings

INGREDIENTS:

  • 8 cups cubed watermelon
  • 1 1/2 cups tequila
  • 1/2 cup Triple sec
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup simple syrup
  • 1-2 jalapeño peppers, thinly sliced
  • Ice
  • Jalapeño slices and waterman chunks, for garnish

DIRECTIONS:

In batches, puree watermelon in a blender or food processor. Pour puree through a wire-mesh strainer, pressing with the back of a spoon. Discard pulp and seeds. In a large pitcher, combine watermelon liquid, tequila, Triple sec, simple syrup, and jalapeños. Cover and chill for one hour (or longer for a spicier margarita). Serve in a glass filled with ice, and garnish.

Enjoy a “Spicy Water-felon Margarita” while watching the season premiere of Love After Lockup! And, don’t forget to follow #LoveAfterLockup on Instagram and Snapchat!