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Fresh Lime Margaritas Recipe

Fresh Lime Margaritas Recipe

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


  • 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.

Recipe Note

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.

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.

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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!!"

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."

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

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

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!"

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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