classic margarita recipe

Classic Margarita Recipe

  • Author: Elena
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


Enjoy this classic margarita recipe, no pre-mix required. Just well mixed fresh flavors that will make you feel like you’re always on vacation.



2 oz Blanco Tequila

1 Fresh Lime

1/2 oz Triple Sec

Course Salt



Cut your lime in half or fourths and use the lime to wet the rim of your glass.

Turn your glass over and rub your glass on a small plate with course salt on it until rim is covered.

Once salt is added to the rim, add 1/3 cup of ice to the glass.

Pour in 2 ounce of Tequila.

Squeeze half of a fresh lime.

Add a splash or 1/2 ounce of triple sec.

Stir well.


Optional: If you like your margarita on the sweeter side add 1/2 oz of agave nectar to your drink. Adding a 1/2 oz of agave, one 1/2 oz at a time until desired sweetness.

  • Category: Drinks
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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