Classic Margarita Recipe

Knowing this basic margarita recipe is an absolute essential when it comes to mixing drinks for yourself or for friends. This refreshing lime and tequila drink is the perfect addition to any summer party. This recipe is also included in our best tequila cocktails for a cozy home bar.

Classic Margarita Recipe

How To Make Margarita

Prep: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins


  • Lime wedges, for rimming glass and for optional garnish
  • Kosher salt, as needed, placed in a shallow dish
  • Ice, crushed, as desired
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 1 lime, juiced


  1. Run a wedge of lime around the rim of a glass. Dip into salt.

  2. Fill the glass with ice. Add tequila, triple sec and lime juice.

  3. Stir well and serve with a lime wedge if desired.


  • Sugar: 10g
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  • Calories: 226kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 12g
  • Fat: 1g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 3mg
  • Vitamin C: 9mg
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