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.
- 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:
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.
Add ice cubes to your glass and set it aside.
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).
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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