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Amaretto Margarita

With this amaretto margarita, add a touch of Italian flair to the classic lime drink. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    1 serving

Ingredients

  • 1 lime wedge
  • Coarse sea salt, optional
  • 1-1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 1 ounce Triple Sec
  • 1/2 ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce amaretto
  • Maraschino cherries, optional

Directions

  • Moisten rim of 1 cocktail glass with lime wedge. If desired, sprinkle salt on a plate; dip rim in salt. Fill glass with ice.
    In an empty cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice and amaretto. Fill with ice; cover and shake until frost forms on the outside of the shaker, 15-20 seconds. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish with lime wedge and, if desired, cherries.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 260 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (18g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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