Watermelon Lime Margaritas


A super easy watermelon margarita recipe that is perfect for any occasion. Fresh watermelon juice meets tequila, lime juice, and a touch of agave for sweetness…and a rim finished with chili lime seasoning!

These watermelon margaritas are so easy, so refreshing, and downright delicious!


What you need:

watermelon
silver tequila
fresh lime juice
agave
chili lime seasoning


How to make a Watermelon Margarita

1. First, take your watermelon chunks and place them into a blender or food processor.

2. Give them a quick blitz until they’re all reduced to juice.

3. Juice the limes using a citrus juicer or handheld citrus press.

4. In a cocktail shaker or mason jar with lid; add in fresh watermelon juice, tequila, lime juice, and agave.

5. Use those muscles to shake, shake, shake and BOOM.

6. Take a lime wedge and run it along the rim of your glass and then dip it into some chili lime seasoning.

7. Fill your glass with ice and then go ahead and pour it up!


Sweetener alternatives for Watermelon Margaritas

Agave is a natural sweetener that resembles regular syrup. I love it for it’s low-glycemic intake and taste. However, you could opt for regular sugar as your sweetener. But make sure you’re using a superfine sugar aka caster sugar because you don’t want your margarita to be grainy. Additionally, you could also use stevia drops, etc. It’s all in personal preference here. You can skip the sweetener altogether too!

Wanna make this into a Mocktail?

Not into alcohol or do you have little ones? No problem at all! This watermelon margarita is easily adaptable to accommodate a variety of situations according to personal preference! Simply replace the silver tequila with your favorite carbonated (sparking) water. My personal fave is from Topo Chico– I just love their classic bubbly beverage! Other brands include La Croix and Perrier, to name a few.

I’m hoping you all enjoy this watermelon margarita recipe in the summertime or anytime!



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Here is the full recipe:

Ingredients

2 lb watermelon, cut into chunks (yields about 3 cups of juice)
3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, about 4 small limes
6 tablespoons (3 ounces) silver tequila
2 tablespoons agave syrup
chili lime seasoning, such as tajín

Instructions

Place watermelon chunks into a blender or food processor. Blend until all watermelon has reduced to juice. You should have about 3 cups of watermelon juice. Strain for seeds, if needed.

To make watermelon margaritas: in a cocktail shaker or large mason jar with a lid; add in 2 cups of fresh watermelon juice, lime juice, tequila, and agave. Shake to fully combine. Taste and adjust watermelon margaritas to preference for sweetness and/or alcohol level.

Take desired glasses and run a lime wedge around the rim. Dip glass into chili lime seasoning to coat rim. Fill glasses with ice and pour desired amount of margarita into each glass. Enjoy!

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