Is there anything better than a cold, sharp margarita with a salted rim? These five easy recipes will help boost your mixology game just in time for National Margarita Day.
The beauty of a well-made margarita is the pairing of tequila with fresh fruit juice. Why stick to plain lime when you can try one of these spectacular combinations? From classic to trendy, these margaritas are sure to please.
1. Blood Orange Margaritas
Switch out the tequila for mezcal, squeeze some fresh blood orange juice, and watch your friends light up at the sight of these crimson beauties.
2. The Classic Margarita
Just remember the ration of 1:1:2 for your triple sec, lime juice and tequila. You'll never go wrong with this timeless favorite. Don't forget to salt the rim!
....Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice, and shake until chilled.⠀— Top 100 USR (@Top100USR) January 5, 2019
Strain into the prepared rocks glass over fresh ice.⠀
Garnish with a lime wheel and kosher salt (optional). #Margaritarecipe pic.twitter.com/vKrIYY58Qf
3. Sparkling Raspberry Margarita
Raspberry tonic and fresh limes give this creation its cheerful pink and green color combo.
Post-workout hydration anyone?! 😜 We're celebrating #nationalmargaritaday with a yummy creation.🍹 It's all about balance so treat yourself! How do you like your margarita? On the rocks or frozen? @the_margarita_mum.⠀ .⠀ 25mls @patron blanco tequila ⠀ 15mls @cointreau_officiel ⠀ 15mls freshly squeezed lime juice ⠀ Raspberry Tonic water to fill the glass⠀ Garnish with lots of lime⠀ .⠀ #POPFLEX
4. Passion Fruit Margaritas
Find some fresh passion fruits or use frozen pulp to make these tropical treats.
Passion fruit margaritas. Pulp of 6 passion fruit 100ml tequila Juice of 4limes (about 1/2 cup) 30ml Cointreau Salt rim of cup by running lime wedge around edge and roll in salt. Mix ingredients with ice and shake well. Pour into ice rimmed cup. Finish by making small cut in lime wedge and placing on the rim. #margarita #passionfruitmargarita #saltrim #margaritarecipe #lime #drinksonme #alcohol #passionfruitrecipes limerecipes #recipeideas #liquiddinner #predinnerdrinks #recipeeats
5. Pomegranate Margarita
Impress your foodie friends with this gorgeous combination of tequila and pomegranate juice.
POMEGRANATE MARGARITA with #coconutsugar to sparkle your New Years Eve day! 💥 Wishing u lots of joy and health in the New Decade!! Grateful for all the blessings in my life and for all you beautiful friends!! Xx L 🥂 🥂 3 oz good tequila 1 oz lime juice 1 oz pomegranate juice ( just discovered @pomwonderful and it really is yummy) 2 tsp orange liqueur (Cointreau) Lots of ice Blend. Top with Pom seeds. Enjoy! 🥂 🥂 🥂 🥂 #gratitude #lifeisgood #eeeeeats #tuesdayvibes #pomegranateseason #pomegranatedrink #coctailsofinstagram #coctailrecipes #drinksathome #salute #drinksallaround #drinkwithme #drinkthis #drinkbar #cheers #pomegranate #holidaze #lime #margaritarecipe #pomegranaterecipe #drinkphotography #coctailphotography #instamood #picoftheday #indulge
Whether you make your own or go out for one, be sure to have a frosty margarita this weekend!
Do you have a favorite margarita recipe? Share it with us in the comments!