Texas Margarita

Southern Kitchen

Serves: 1

Hands On Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


Margarita salt


2 1/2 tablespoons (1 1/4 ounces) gold tequila

3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) Triple Sec

Splash of Cointreau or other orange liqueur

1/4 cup orange juice

1/2 cup sour mix

Lime juice


Rim a 16-ounce glass with salt and fill the glass with ice.

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the tequila, Triple Sec and orange liqueur. Fill the remainder of the shaker with orange juice and sour mix. Add a splash of lime juice. Cover and shake until cold and then strain into the salt-filled glass. Serve.


Per drink: 460 calories, 1 gram protein, 45 grams carbohydrates, no fiber, no fat, no cholesterol, 80 milligrams sodium.

About the recipe

Recipe courtesy of Hemingway’s Tropical Bar and Grill in Atlanta, Ga.