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The Ultimate Margarita Recipe

The Ultimate Margarita

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"The name says it all--quality ingredients yield the best margarita!"

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Directions

  1. Shake together all ingredients with ice and strain into a margarita glass.
  2. Optional: rub the cut side of a lime on the glass rim and dip it into salt; and add a lime wedge to the rim of the glass as a garnish.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 04, 2012

from a bartender of 30 plus years; classic drink...always use the top of the line ingredients. Changing the ingredients changes the entire drink. THIS is a margarita!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
May 04, 2012

This was too tart for me. Try using silver tequila, fresh lime juice, Cointreau, amaretto and splash of OJ to soften the tart.

 
May 09, 2012

I'm a margarita junky and this recipe is the closest to my dream margarita! I use simple sugar instead of agave nectar and I lie the rim with lime salt. YUM! Thanks for the recipe

 
May 04, 2012

Great way to start the weekend!

 
Jul 30, 2012

Really strong for us, we reduced the amount of tequila and they were much better. Served at my birthday party and everybody was enjoying them. I couldn't find the brands mentioned, but did use some smooth silver and triple sec.

 
Mar 20, 2015

Great! Used orange triple sec and simple syrup.

 
Dec 29, 2014

Yum! Instead of lime juice and simple syrup, I used frozen limeaid and it worked well.

 
Sep 14, 2014

Very strong so I used half the tequila. Use good tequila because this is a fresh and simple ingredient top notch margarita. I boiled the lime peels in the simple syrup which gave even more lime flavor without the tartness.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 274 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.6 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

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

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