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This frozen margarita is sure to impress. Watermelon, orange liqueur, lime juice, and of course tequila, makes this homemade margarita recipe absolutely delicious. Add some flare to your watermelon margarita by garnishing with frozen watermelon cubes, and salt-rimmed glasses.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

5 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • If desired, freeze cubes of watermelon on a waxed paper-lined tray for 1 to 2 hours or until firm.

  • Place salt on a small plate. Rub rims of eight glasses with one of the lime wedges. Dip rims of glasses in salt to coat; set aside.

  • In a pitcher combine Triple Sec, tequila, lime juice, and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved.

  • Pour 1/4 cup of tequila mixture into blender or food processor with chopped watermelon (working in batches if necessary). Cover and blend or process until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve. Combine watermelon juice with remaining tequila mixture. Stir. Chill until ready to serve.

  • Place frozen watermelon cubes, if using, in salt-rimmed glasses. Pour tequila mixture over watermelon cubes. Garnish with remaining lime wedges.

Nutrition Facts

454 calories; carbohydrates 60g; insoluble fiber 1g; sugars 29g; protein 1g; sodium 221mg.