Fresh Lime Margaritas Recipe

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Fresh Lime Margaritas Recipe
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Fresh Lime Margaritas Recipe

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This basic margarita recipe is easy to modify to your tastes. Try it frozen or with strawberries. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Featured In: Margarita Recipes
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1-1/3 cups crushed ice

Directions

In a pitcher, combine first five ingredients; stir until sugar is dissolved. Moisten rims of four margarita or cocktail glasses with lime wedges. Sprinkle salt on a plate; dip rims in salt. Serve in prepared glasses over crushed ice. Yield: 4 servings.
For Frozen Lime Margaritas: Reduce lime and lemon juices to 2 tablespoons each. Increase superfine sugar to 1/4 cup and crushed ice to 4 cups. Add 3/4 cup limeade concentrate. Prepare glasses as directed. In a blender, combine tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, lemon juice, superfine sugar, limeade concentrate and crushed ice; cover and process until smooth. Yield: 5 cups. For Frozen Strawberry Margaritas: Follow directions for Frozen Lime Margaritas, except add 2 cups frozen unsweetened strawberries and reduce crushed ice to 2 cups. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Fresh Lime Margaritas in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2006, p46

Nutritional Facts

1/3 cup (calculated without salt): 149 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 1/2 cup tequila
  • 1/4 cup Triple Sec
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1-1/3 cups crushed ice
  1. In a pitcher, combine first five ingredients; stir until sugar is dissolved. Moisten rims of four margarita or cocktail glasses with lime wedges. Sprinkle salt on a plate; dip rims in salt. Serve in prepared glasses over crushed ice. Yield: 4 servings.
For Frozen Lime Margaritas: Reduce lime and lemon juices to 2 tablespoons each. Increase superfine sugar to 1/4 cup and crushed ice to 4 cups. Add 3/4 cup limeade concentrate. Prepare glasses as directed. In a blender, combine tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, lemon juice, superfine sugar, limeade concentrate and crushed ice; cover and process until smooth. Yield: 5 cups. For Frozen Strawberry Margaritas: Follow directions for Frozen Lime Margaritas, except add 2 cups frozen unsweetened strawberries and reduce crushed ice to 2 cups. Yield: 4 cups.
Originally published as Fresh Lime Margaritas in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2006, p46

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angieact1 User ID: 1990802 265021
Reviewed Apr. 22, 2017

"Loved these, they taste so fresh and simple to make~thank u!!"

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ReneeMurby User ID: 7119369 133177
Reviewed Mar. 30, 2014

"I made the Frozen Lime Margarita and it was excellent! Instead of superfine sugar I used Domino Light Sugar and Stevia Blend. This is so much better than buying a Margarita mix. So worth it."

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hadunfey75 User ID: 3853404 158803
Reviewed Jan. 25, 2014

"Yummy. Used agave instead of sf sugar. Added orange juice as well."

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csj522 User ID: 6679586 135708
Reviewed May. 7, 2012

"Excellent and refreshing. I did the frozen strawberry version. I did not use the frozen lime-aid since I forgot to buy it and it was great. Love it!"

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bjwhite User ID: 1163984 207297
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2011 Edited Sep. 27, 2016

"These were awesome- thanks for the great recipe!!"

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