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Blood Orange Margaritas Recipe

Blood Orange Margaritas Recipe

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How To Make Blood Orange Margaritas

Celebrate simple joys with blood orange margaritas, made refreshing with blood oranges, tequila, limes, agave nectar, and a few drops of vanilla.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute
Total: 6 minutes



  • 2ozsilver tequila,or blanco tequila
  • 2ozblood orange,fresh, about 1 large blood orange, juiced
  • 1ozlime,fresh, about 1 lime, juiced
  • 1tspagave nectar,light, or simple syrup, to taste
  • 1droppure vanilla extract,optional
  • ice cubes
  • blood orange,sliced, optional, to garnish

For Salt and Brown Sugar Rim:

  • 2tspkosher sea salt,or Himalayan salt
  • 1tspbrown sugar,optional
  • lime wedges


Salt and Brown Sugar RIm:

  1. Mix together the salt and sugar on a small plate (preferably one just slightly larger than the top of your margarita glass). Run a wedge of lime around the top of your glass. Dip the top of the glass into the salt blend at a 45-degree angle and roll it from side to side to catch the salt.

  2. Add ice cubes to your glass and set it aside.


  1. Fill a small cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the tequila, freshly squeezed blood orange, lime juice, and agave nectar. Add a drop of vanilla extract (don’t pour it straight from the bottle, you can use the blunt end of a fork as a dropper).

  2. Put on the lid and shake for 30 seconds. Strain the liquid into your glass and garnish with a slice of blood orange, if desired.


  • Calories: 200.03kcal
  • Fat: 0.14g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.03g
  • Carbohydrates: 18.75g
  • Fiber: 2.74g
  • Sugar: 13.76g
  • Protein: 0.79g
  • Sodium: 372.33mg
  • Calcium: 37.52mg
  • Potassium: 145.36mg
  • Iron: 0.32mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 40.85mg
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