Blood Orange Margaritas combine a simple combination of tequila, triple sec, freshly squeezed blood oranges, and freshly squeezed lime juice. Shake it up in a cocktail shaker with lots of ice, and pour it into two glasses rimmed with salt. Cocktails for two, always!
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword blood orange margaritas
Prep Time 10minutes
Author Sue Ringsdorf
2oz.triple sec- I like Cointreau
2oz.lime juice- freshly squeezed
6oz.blood orange juice- freshly squeezed
lots of ice
kosher salt- to rim the glasses
blood orange slices and lime slices- to serve
simple syrup- optional, for a sweeter taste
Juice the fruit, by using a citrus press to squeeze the blood oranges and limes.
Measure all ingredients and add to a cocktail shaker (or large mason jar).
Prep glasses. Run a lime wedge around the rim of two glasss. Dip glasses in a plate of kosher salt. Add ice to the glasses and garnish with slices of blood oranges and limes.
Shake. Add ice to the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously. Pour into prepared glasses and enjoy.
These margaritas are naturally sweetened with the beautiful blood oranges. Try them as is before you add sugar.