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Three glasses filled with classic lime margarita on the rocks.
4.85 from 20 votes

Margarita Recipe

Learn how to make this delicious and refreshing Classic Margarita Recipe right at home with just a few simple ingredients! 
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Servings: 1 Margarita
Calories: 225kcal


  • 2 fluid ounces Blanco tequila or preferred spirit
  • 1 fluid ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 fluid ounce Orange liqueur
  • 1/2 fluid ounce Agave syrup optional
  • Lime wedges to garnish
  • Kosher salt to rim each glass (optional)


  • Prep your glasses (this step is optional)- to salt the rim of your glass, run a lime wedge around the rim of your cocktail or margarita glass. Carefully dip into a shallow dis filled with coarse kosher salt and set aside.
  • Combine and shake. Add the tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, and agave syrup to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Seal and shake well until chilled.
  • Pour and serve on the rocks. Fill a margarita glass (or rocks glass) with ice and pour directly over the ice. Garnish with additional lime, if desired.


Originally published April 25, 2021


Calories: 225kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin C: 8.5mg
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