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Classic Margarita

All it takes is four ingredients
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Margaritas are a timeless cocktail. They can be enjoyed oceanside during summer or with a platter of tacos at your favorite Mexican restaurant. But the beverage can easily be made from home with a few staple ingredients and this classic recipe will satisfy your marg cravings every time.

Ready in
5 m
5 m
(prepare time)
1 m
(cook time)


  • 2 Ounces silver tequila
  • 1 Ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • Salt (optional)
  • Two lime wedges (optional)


Step 1: In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine 2 ounces silver tequila, 1 ounce triple sec and 1 ounce lime juice. Shake vigorously. 

Step 2: Rub a lime wedge around your cocktail glass and dip the glass in salt for a salt rim (optional). Then fill the glass with fresh ice and strain the margarita mixture into the glass. 

Step 3: Garnish with a lime wedge and serve.