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Superbowl drink, Blood Orange Margarita
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Blood Orange Margarita

This Blood Orange Margarita is not only stunning in color, the Cointreau mixed with the juice of blood oranges makes a perfect partner for smooth easy to drink cocktail.
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 9
Calories 51kcal

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup 100% agave silver tequila
  • 1/2 cup Cointreau
  • 2 cups fresh blood orange juice you’ll need about 6 juicy blood oranges
  • A lime half for moistening the glass rims
  • Coarse salt or sugar Kosher
  • 6 cups Ice cubes

Instructions

  • Juice the blood oranges. In a pitcher, stir together the lime juice, sugar and 3/4 cup water until the sugar has dissolved. Add the tequila, Cointreau and blood orange juice. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.
  • Moisten the rims of three 6-ounce martini glasses with the cut side of a lime half. Spread coarse salt or sugar on a small plate and press the rims of the glasses until coated. 
  • Fill a cocktail shaker about 3/4 full of ice and measure in 1 1/2 cups of the margarita for 3 drinks. Cover and shake for about 15 seconds to thoroughly chill the mixture. Strain into the glasses. Dress the glasses with a slice of blood orange and a slice of lime.

Nutrition

Calories: 51kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 119IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg