Classic Margarita

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 12 to 14 servings
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Lime wedges, for rimming

Salt, for garnish


3 cups tequila

2 cups fresh lime juice, plus lime slices, for garnish

1 1/2 cups orange liqueur 

1/4 cup agave syrup 


  1. For the rim: Moisten the rim of the glasses with lime wedges and dip in the salt.
  2. For the margarita: Combine the tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur and agave syrup in a large pitcher. Stir vigorously to combine. Pour over ice in the salt-rimmed glasses, garnish with a slice of lime and serve immediately.