A classic, Easy Margarita Recipe. 5 ingredients: tequila, simple syrup (or agave), lime, lemon, and orange juice! A simply perfect and refreshing cocktail! showmetheyummy.com #margarita #limemargarita
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Easy Margarita Recipe

A classic, Easy Margarita Recipe. 5 ingredients: tequila, simple syrup (or agave), lime, lemon, and orange juice! A simply perfect and refreshing cocktail!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: classic margarita recipe, easy margarita on the rocks recipe, easy margarita recipe for a crowd, easy margarita recipe without triple sec, original margarita recipe
Servings: 1 pitcher
Calories: 216kcal

Ingredients

Pitcher

  • 16 oz tequila 2 cups
  • 4 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 4 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 oz freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 4 - 8 oz simple syrup or agave* 1/2 - 1 cup

Single Serving

  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 1/2 oz juice (a combo of lime, lemon, and orange juice)
  • 1/2 - 1 oz simple syrup or agave*

Instructions

Simple Syrup

  • Combine equal parts water and granulated sugar (ex: 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar) into a microwave safe bowl.
  • Heat until sugar has dissolved. This will take a few minutes.
  • Cool and store, covered, in the fridge.

Easy Margarita

  • In a large pitcher, combine all ingredients.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Pour over ice and enjoy!

Video

Notes

Nutritional information is for 2 oz tequila, 1.5 oz fresh juice, and 1 oz simple syrup. Calories will be less if you use less simple syrup.
To make homemade simple syrup: combine equal parts sugar and water (ex 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water - you could also do a 1 to 2 ratio 1/2 cup water to 1 cup water) into a microwave safe measuring cup and microwave until the sugar has dissolved. 

Nutrition

Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Sodium: 17mg | Potassium: 43mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin C: 16.4mg | Iron: 1mg