Classic Margarita Recipe

Classic Margarita Recipe
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Classic Margarita Recipe
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Classic Margarita Recipe

Looking for a classic, perfect margarita? You've come to the right place.

1
Servings
149
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces high-quality tequila
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • lime wheel for garnish
  • Coarse sea salt
  • 0.5 ounce high-quality orange liqueur

Directions

Moisten the rim of a margarita glass with lime juice or water, then holding glass upside down, dip the rim into salt. Shake off excess salt. Combine tequila, orange liqueur, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker filled partway with ice. Shake until very cold, then strain the drink into prepared glass and enjoy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
19g
15%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
3µg
0%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
12mg
16%
Calcium, Ca
19mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
6µg
2%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
6mg
1%
Sodium, Na
85mg
6%
Water
67g
2%

Margarita Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Margarita Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.