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Mexican Margaritas

Mexican Margaritas


Everyone loves a frozen Mexican margarita, so grab your blender and get the party started with this perfect blend of lime and orange-liqueur in an icy tequila slush.MORE+LESS-

Updated December 20, 2019

1 1/3

cups orange-flavored liqueur

2

to 3 tablespoons powdered sugar, if desired

8

cups ice cubes, crushed

2

limes, cut into wedges, if desired

1/2

cup coarse salt, if desired

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  • 1

    In blender or food processor, place orange liqueur, lime juice, powdered sugar and ice. Cover; blend until smooth. Spoon into nonmetal freezer container. Cover; freeze until almost firm, 2 to 2 1/2 hours.

  • 2

    To serve, if mixture freezes completely, let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes. Rub rims of glasses with lime wedges; dip in salt to coat.

  • 3

    Into blender or food processor, spoon orange liqueur mixture; blend until slushy. Place 1/2 cup slush in each salt-rimmed glass; add 1 to 2 tablespoons tequila. Garnish with lime wedges.

Expert Tips

  • There are several types of orange-flavored liqueurs available, including triple sec, Cointreau and curacao. Any will work well in this recipe.
  • Looking for a booze-free way to get your margarita on? Try our margarita mocktails.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
0
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
10mg
0%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
9g
Protein
0g
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:

0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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