Blood Orange Margarita

Posted: June 30

Time: 5 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

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This delicious and colorful Blood Orange Margarita will shake up your cocktail lineup. The deep, tart citrus flavor of the blood orange is accented with lime juice and then sweetened with triple sec for the perfect balance of sweet and sour. Chilled to icy coolness, Blood Orange Margarita is incredibly refreshing, perfect for sipping by the pool or on the patio in the sun. Plus it only takes 5 minutes to make!


• sugar and/or kosher salt, optional, to taste, for the rim • 4 ounces blood orange juice • 2 ounces lime juice • 3 ounces tequila • 1 ounce triple sec • ice, enough to fill a shaker and a glass • dash orange bitters, optional, to taste


Step 1

Salt or sugar the rim of a glass.

Step 2

Add the blood orange juice, lime juice, tequila, and triple sec to a cocktail shaker with ice.

Step 3

Shake until combined and chilled, about 20 seconds.

Step 4

Fill the prepared glass with ice.

Step 5

Pour in the margarita.

Step 6

Top with a dash of orange bitters.

Step 7


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