Kumquat Margaritas Recipe
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Kumquat Margaritas Recipe

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These golden margaritas bring a bit of sunshine to a winter table. Eye-catching kumquats are the secret ingredient. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Featured In: Margarita Recipes
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 4 lime wedges
  • 3 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 pint kumquats (about 30)
  • 3/4 cup tequila
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 3 cups crushed ice
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 266 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2965mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (31g sugars, 9g fiber), 3g protein.


  1. Using lime wedges, moisten the rims of four margarita or cocktail glasses. Sprinkle salt on a plate; dip rims in salt. Set glasses aside.
  2. Place tequila in a blender. Rinse kumquats; cut in half and remove seeds. Add to blender; cover and process until pureed. Strain, discarding skins and pulp.
  3. Return puree to blender. Add the lime juice, ice and sugar; cover and process until blended. Pour into prepared glasses. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Kumquat Margaritas in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2010, p88

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