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A blood orange margarita with garnish on a dark wooden surface

Blood Orange Margarita

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: blood orange margarita, margarita
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 296kcal
Author: Brenda
This is a colorful and seasonal Blood Orange Margarita is twist on the classic margarita cocktail, the margarita, using premium, fresh, and seasonal ingredients like lime, blood orange, and 100% agave tequila
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  • 3 ounces Tequila
  • 2 ounces Blood Orange Juice Freshly squeezed
  • 1.5 ounces Lime Juice
  • .5 ounces Simple Syrup
  • Ice Sufficient for both mixing and pouring


  • 1 slice blood orange
  • 1 tsp simple syrup (corn syrup, agave, or juice from slice to rim glass)
  • kosher salt sufficient for rimming the glass

Tools and Glassware


Optional (step)

  • If you wish to rim your glass, now is the time. Either rub the rim of glass with a lime wedge or put 1 tsp (no need to measure) of simple syrup on a plate and run the rim of the glass against the liquid.
  • Place kosher salt on separate plate, and run the rim of the glass along the rim to get good coverage. 

To Make This Blood Orange Margarita

  • Add lime juice, tequila, and blood orange juice to the shaker
  • Fill cocktail shaker with ice
  • Shake for 15-20 seconds until the shaker is very cold
  • Pour into your glass
  • Enjoy responsibly!



  • Be sure to use quality ice and tequila
  • Depending on the variety of Blood Orange you may need to vary the amount of simple syrup


Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 163mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 115IU | Vitamin C: 48.6mg | Iron: 0.8mg