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Grapefruit Margarita

When you add a drizzle of grenadine to your finished grapefruit margarita, it sinks to the bottom of the glass, creating a beautiful sunset look. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min
  • Makes
    1 serving


  • 1 grapefruit slice
  • Coarse sea salt, optional
  • 1-1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 1 ounce Triple Sec
  • 1 ounce ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1 teaspoon grenadine syrup


  • Moisten rim of 1 cocktail glass with grapefruit slice. If desired, sprinkle salt on a plate; dip rim in salt. Fill glass with ice.
    In an empty cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Triple Sec and grapefruit juice. Fill with ice; cover and shake until frost forms on the outside of the shaker, 15-20 seconds. Strain into prepared glass and top with grenadine (it will sink to the bottom of the glass). Garnish with grapefruit slice.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 225 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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