Blood Orange Margaritas
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Serves: 2 cocktails
  • ½ cup blood orange juice (4 oz)
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (1.5 oz)
  • 4 tablespoons triple sec or cointreau (2 oz)
  • 7 tablespoons white or “silver” tequila (3.5 oz)
  • Lime slices for garnish
  • Turbinado sugar for rim (optional)
  1. Combine the tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and blood orange juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake vigorously for 15 seconds.
  2. Strain over ice into chilled glasses rimmed with turbinado sugar. Garnish with lime wheel and get ready to make a second batch.
  3. To sugar (or salt) rim your glasses, run a lime wedge lightly over the rim of each glass and dip into a bowl with a few tablespoons of sugar in it. Allow a few minutes to dry before pouring drinks.
Recipe by Nerds with Knives at