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Margarita Recipe

This fabulous cocktail features a combination of tequila, triple sec, and lime juice, all blended together to create a delicious Margarita. Add a salt rim to the glass for an extra punch of flavor.

The Margarita Recipe is a popular and timeless cocktail enjoyed worldwide. It is a refreshing mix of tequila, lime juice, and triple sec or another orange-flavored liqueur.
The Margarita’s exact origins are disputed, with various stories attributing its creation to different individuals.


Margarita Recipe

Cooking method: Mixing
Cuisine: United States
Courses: Drinks
Difficulty: beginner
Prep timeCook TimeRest TimeTotal Time
5 min - 5 min
Servings: 1 person
Calories: 530kcal
Best season: all

One account suggests

that a bartender invented the drink for a tequila-allergic customer by blending the liquor with lime and triple sec. Another claims that a socialite named Margarita Sames first mixed tequila, lime, and Cointreau and served it to her friends.

Margarita Recipe
This fabulous cocktail features a combination of tequila, triple sec, and lime juice

Regardless of its beginnings, the Margarita remains a beloved cocktail, often garnished with a salt rim and made with different tequilas and orange-flavored liqueurs. Many variations have emerged, incorporating unique fruits, herbs, and spices.
Whether it’s frozen or on the rocks, with or without salt, the Margarita is a timeless classic.



  1. Rub the rim of a glass with a lime wedge, then dip the rim into a plate of salt to coat.

  2. In a shaker, add tequila, lime juice, Cointreau or Triple Sec, and ice cubes.

  3. Shake vigorously for about 10 seconds until the mixture is well chilled.

  4. Strain the mixture into the salt-rimmed glass over ice.

  5. Garnish with a lime wedge and serve immediately.

    Enjoy your delicious homemade Margarita!

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