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Blood Orange Margarita

Blood Orange Margaritas are an easy cocktails to mix by the glass or pitcher for a refreshing and delicious drink. Great for cocktail parties or serve them up alongside your favorite Mexican dishes.

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Pineapple Margaritas have been my go-to party cocktails for all of our gatherings with friends and family. We also love these Frozen Peach Margaritas for a quick and easy drink.

Blood Orange Margarita with orange wheel garnish.

Blood Orange Margarita ~ Easy Tequila Cocktail

Blood Oranges are citrus fruit that looks similar to a classic orange on the outside with a deep red fruit and juice. They are generally sweeter with floral or raspberry accents to the taste. They are perfect to add to salads or mix into cocktails for a stunning presentation.

Ingredients Needed:

  • Ice ~ Crushed
  • Blood Oranges ~ or Blood Orange Juice
  • Fresh Limes ~  or Lime Juice
  • Tequila ~ We used Jose Cuervo, use your favorite.
  • Triple Sec ~ Orange liqueur.
  • Honey ~ For garnish.
  • Flake Salt ~ For garnish.

How to Make Blood Orange Margaritas:

Blood oranges and limes on a cutting board.

  • Slice blood oranges and limes in half.

Measuring cups with blood orange juice and lime juice.

  • Juice the blood oranges and limes. 
  • Add Ice to a cocktail shaker.

Pouring tequila into cocktail shaker with copper jigger.

  • Use a cocktail jigger to measure and add tequila.

pouring triple sec into a cocktail shaker.

  • Add triple sec to the shaker.

Pouring blood orange juice into a cocktail shaker.

  • Pour in blood orange juice.

pouring lime juice into cocktail shaker.

  • Next, add the lime juice.

copper cocktail shaker on a board with strainer and glass.

  • Cover and shake vigorously. 

Blood orange margarita with salted rim.

  • Rub honey around the rim of the glasses.
  • Sprinkle flake salt onto a small plate. Dip the rim of the glass into the salt.
  • Fill glasses with crushed ice.
  • Fill with blood orange margaritas.
  • Garnish with slices of blood orange or limes if desired.

Recipe Notes:

  • Yield: 2 Cocktails
  • Pitcher: Multiply recipe by 4. Pour ingredients into a pitcher, stir well. Serve over crushed ice.
  • Make Ahead: Margaritas can be made up to a day in advance, store in refrigerator, mix well before serving. Freeze up to 3 months in a zip top freezer bag. Thaw in refrigerator or serve frozen.

Blood orange margarita with salted rim.

A pitcher of Blood Orange Margaritas is perfect to serve up with your favorite chips and homemade salsa for a last minute get together with friends. 

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If you are looking for a new tequila cocktail to try, these Blood Orange Margaritas are truly refreshing and delicious. A simple cocktail to serve by the glass or by the pitcher.

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Yield: 2 Cocktails

Blood Orange Margarita

Blood Orange Margaritas

Blood Orange Margaritas are an easy cocktails to mix by the glass or pitcher for a refreshing and delicious drink. Great for cocktail parties or serve them up alongside your favorite Mexican dishes.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 4 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 4 ounces blood orange juice
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon flake salt
  • slices of blood orange or limes for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add ice cubes to a cocktail shaker.
  2. Slice blood oranges and limes in half.
  3. Juice the blood oranges and limes. 
  4. Use a cocktail jigger to measure and add tequila.
  5. Add triple sec to the shaker.
  6. Pour in blood orange juice.
  7. Next, add the lime juice.
  8. Cover and shake vigorously. 
  9. Rub honey around the rim of the glasses.
  10. Sprinkle flake salt onto a small plate. Dip the rim of the glass into the salt.
  11. Fill glasses with crushed ice.
  12. Strain blood orange margaritas over ice.
  13. Garnish with sliced orange or limes if desired.

Notes

  • Pitcher: Multiply recipe by 4. Pour ingredients into a pitcher, stir well. Serve over crushed ice.
  • Make Ahead: Margaritas can be made up to a day in advance, store in refrigerator, mix well before serving. Freeze up to 3 months in a zip top freezer bag. Thaw in refrigerator or serve frozen.
  • Nutrition Information:

    Yield:

    2

    Serving Size:

    1

    Amount Per Serving: Calories: 219Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 3175mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 13gProtein: 1g

    Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.

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