Real Margaritas

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min


1 lime, halved

Kosher salt

1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (5 limes)

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (1 lemon)

1 cup Triple Sec

1 cup white tequila

2 cups ice, plus extra for serving


  1. If you like margaritas served in a glass with salt, rub the outside rims of 6glasses with a cut lime and dip each glass lightly into a plate of kosher salt.
  2. Combine the lime juice, lemon juice, Triple Sec, tequila, and ice in a blender and puree. Place extra ice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with margarita mix, shake well, and strain into glasses.
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48 Reviews


Absolutely the best--strong and super smooth. No syrupy sweetness. These margaritas are a labor of love--squeeze those limes ahead of time if you can!  

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