Made with fresh-squeezed lime juice and pure agave tequila, margaritas are naturally sweet and sour. This recipe uses agave nectar, a natural sweetener derived from the same plant as tequila, in place of simple syrup.
recipe: A Cup of Jo
Citrus was made for tequila, and these clementine margaritas are no exception. The clementines mix playfully with the tartness of the lime juice and the salted rim.
recipe: The Stylist Quo
Ginger Beer Margaritas
This simple drink is made with just five ingredients: ginger beer, simple syrup, fresh lime juice, tequila and salt for the rim.
recipe: Minimalist Baker
Sweet but not too sweet, watermelon with tart lime and smooth tequila is seriously good. This watermelon margarita is an easy cocktail that packs a lot of wow factor into a single glass.
recipe: Pretty Plain Janes
Fire My Spirit Margaritas
This recipe uses lemons and Fresno peppers, which give the margarita color and heat. The mango adds tropical flair and cut through the spiciness with a hint of sweetness.
recipe: Beautiful Booze
Tamarind may not be a traditional choice for margaritas. However, it’s tangy and acidic flavors pair perfectly with the sweet and spicy notes of this Mexican cocktail.
recipe: Girli Chef
St. Germain Margaritas
Elderflower Liqueur is the unique ingredient that makes this margarita stand out. The floral notes of St. Germain pair with the tart lime juice and make an excellent substitution for triple sec.
recipe: Freut Cake
Authentic margaritas require quality ingredients. If you don’t like the tartness of Blackberries, almost any fresh fruit will work: strawberries, watermelon, pear or mango.
recipe: Everyday Maven
While there’s nothing wrong with a classic margarita, it’s still fun to play around with new flavors. The tart sweetness of the pineapple makes for a mellow, tropical take on the typically citrus-based margarita.
recipe: Rachael White
Blood Orange Margaritas
Fresh citrus fruit inspired this recipe. It’s a striking version of an almost-classic margarita made with freshly-squeezed blood orange juice.
recipe: Turntable Kitchen
Infuse a margarita with creamy fruit flavor. This recipe is like a delicious Dreamsicle® in cocktail form.
recipe: Savvy Eat
This margarita recipe combines blood orange and Satsuma juices along with tequila, agave nectar and some muddled jalapeno pepper. The hint of spice from the jalapeno is a fun twist that gives this drink a bit of zip.
recipe: What’s Gaby Cooking
Coconut Creamsicle® Margaritas
These orange-flavored margaritas have more than a hint of coconut. Coconut water, coconut milk and coconut tequila are the trifecta of tropical margarita ingredients.
recipe: How Sweet Eats
The best way to use seasonal fruit is in a cocktail. Fresh cherries are the key to this red margarita that is surprisingly sweet.
recipe: Confections of a Foodie Bride
Stripped down to its most important ingredients, this margarita recipe keeps the peach center stage. It’s a signature flavor to announce the arrival of summer and leaves you wanting more.
recipe: Boulder Locavore
Serrano Chili and Mango Margaritas
Combine fruit with pepper for a sweet and spicy cocktail. Sip this cocktail on the patio in the middle of summer to cool down and relax.
recipe: Little Leopard Book
Grilled and Smoky Margaritas
If you love the smokiness that a grill imparts in food, then you will love this classic citrus margarita with a twist. Grill the fruit before juicing to caramelize it and add a slight char.
recipe: Grill Grrrl
Strawberry Basil Margaritas
This strawberry, basil and lime combo is so refreshing. Kick it up by rimming the glass with lime-flavored salt.
recipe: A Healthy Life for Me
Pink Grapefruit Margaritas
These margaritas will liven up any weekend. It is important to use Ruby Red grapefruit juice, as it’s much sweeter and will give the drink a lovely pink color.
recipe: There Goes the Cupcake
Kiwi Passion Margaritas
The vibrant flavor of kiwi pairs well with lime and salt. These Kiwi-Passion Margaritas are tart, with a hint of tropical sweetness.
recipe: Mangoes and Palm Trees
The secret to the perfect cocktail is quality ingredients in proper proportions—this includes margaritas. For a drink you can sip and savor, keep it simple and fresh.
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