Naturally sweetened, these are fresh, tart, and perfect for summer. Blend up a batch to sip and share this weekend!To adjust the servings in this recipe, click on the number next to servings.
For the Rims (optional):
- 3 Tbsp Granulated Sugar or Salt (or use a combination for a salty-sweet rim)
- 1 tsp Lime zest
- 2 Lime Wedges
For the Margaritas:
- 1 lb Watermelon Cubes (preferably seedless; see note)
- 1 cup Tequila
- ¼ cup Cointreau
- ¼ cup Lime Juice
- 6 leaves Fresh Mint
- Extra watermelon wedges, mint leaves, or some lime slices for garnish
If you’d like to rim the glasses, combine sugar and/or salt and lime zest in a shallow bowl or plate. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of each glass. Dip the glass in the salt / sugar, rotating to coat.
Blend together watermelon, tequila, cointreau, lime juice and mint leaves. (Note: If you’re using frozen watermelon cubes for a frozen margarita, you can also add about 1 cup of ice to give the drink even more slushy frozen flavor.)
Fill each glass with ice (skip if you made a frozen margarita).
Pour margaritas over ice. Garnish with watermelon wedges, mint leaves, or lime slices
For a frozen margarita with a slushy texture, freeze the watermelon cubes for at least 2 hours before blending.
If your watermelon is not particularly sweet (or if you know you would like a sweeter margarita) you can add some honey or a few whole strawberries to the blender (these will naturally add sweetness) or add some honey or sugar after tasting the drink.
Calories: 260kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 661IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg