Ultimate Lime Margaritas

  • Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 10m

Serves 4

A margarita made with freshly squeezed limes and good-quality tequila is a simple pleasure you can easily enjoy at home. Having an easy to use (and easy to clean) citrus juicer makes juicing a bag of limes quick and effortless! Kick your feet up this weekend, relax, and take your sweet time sipping a slushy blended margarita with a side of corn tortilla chip and salsa. Or enjoy a thirst-quenching margarita on the rocks as you sit down to your Cinco de Mayo feast.

ingredients

  • 1 cup tequila
  • 3/4 cup orange liqueur, such as Triple Sec
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Ice cubes

directions

Combine first 4 ingredients in a 4-cup measuring cup.

FOR BLENDED MARGARITAS:

Fill blender halfway with ice cubes. Add half of margarita mixture. Blend until mixture is thick and icy. Divide between two glasses. Repeat with more ice cubes and remaining margarita mixture.

FOR MARGARITAS ON THE ROCKS:

Fill four glasses with ice cubes. Divide margarita mixture among glasses and serve.

DO-AHEAD TIP: Margarita mixture can be made up to 8 hours ahead and prior to being blended with ice. Cover and refrigerate.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.

RecID 5601

nutrition information per serving

253 calories; 0g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 2mg sodium; 9g carbohydrates; 0g fiber; 0g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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