Copa Verde Mocktail

Avocado & Lime (Copa Verde) Mocktail @themerrythoughtWhen I first stumbled across the Copa Verde cocktail recipe, it reminded me of a glass full of green slime – Nickelodeon style. I had serious doubts about how it would taste but it looked interesting enough that I wanted to try it anyways. And I’m so glad I did – this stuff is amazing. No joke. If you like limes and avocados – this is your drink.
Avocado & Lime (Copa Verde) Mocktail @themerrythoughtCopa Verde Mocktail

1/2 Avocado
1/4 Cup Water
1 Fresh Squeezed Lime
1/4 Cup Agave Nectar

Club soda

Dampen the rim of a small glass with agave nectar and dip in mixture of sugar and thyme. (**If you want to be authentic, use salt instead of sugar – I just couldn’t do it!)
Combine avocado, water, lime, and agave nectar in a blender and blend until smooth.
Pour mixture into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until cool.
Pour mixture into glass.
Add desired amount of club soda. (2-4 tbsp depending on how thin you want the drink.)
Stir and drink.
Avocado & Lime (Copa Verde) Mocktail @themerrythoughtOf course, if you want the real deal, you can substitute the club soda for some tequila. But I could honestly just freeze the original blended mixture before the club soda and eat it every day. It’s just that good!

What do you think – would you try this drink?

xo. Caitlin

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