Spring and summer entertaining is just around the corner! That means it’s time to find the best margarita recipes.
Did you know that margarita means daisy in Spanish? Maybe that is why it makes the perfect drink for the warmer months. Margaritas are typically made of tequila, Cointreau, lime, and salt to garnish. Over the years people have gotten very creative with their margarita recipes, adding just about everything under the sun. The only really important part is the salt, right? Did you know the salt serves a purpose? It brings out all the great flavors in the spirits and even intensifies the aroma of ingredients making the drink taste even better. Check out these unique variations and share which is your favorite in the comments.
Our Favorite Margarita Recipes
Pro-tip alert! First, before you launch into picking recipes, go through and see which ones you already have ingredients for. This might save you a few bucks at the liquor store before you stop experimenting. Also, remember that these ten recipes are really just a starting point. You can swap out fruit and other ingredients to create an entirely new margarita. But, if you do, be sure to pop us
Blood oranges have a color like no other and a nice, deep flavor.
Serve up a whole host of delicious tropical margaritas, including dragon fruit, guava and passion fruit.
Don’t worry, not all margarita recipes mean you have to blow your diet. Tone down the calories a little bit with this skinny margarita, that still tastes great.
Blue is such a fun color for drinks, this would be a great alcoholic addition to a gender reveal party.
Nothing says summer quite like pineapple. We’re partial to Pineapple Rum Cocktails, and this is another great one.
Prickly pear has such a vibrant, bright color, these drinks will catch the eye of everyone who sees them.
Nothing says refreshing like frozen watermelon!
This is a unique combination of pineapple and kiwi, that makes for a delicious, tart margarita.
Change things up by serving cranberries in the summer with this margarita.
Put the taste of summer in a glass with this rhubarb margarita, with a touch of strawberry.