Thirsty Thursday - Blood Orange Margaritas
- lime wedge
- coarse salt
- 4 ounces blood orange juice
- 2 ounces premium tequila
- 1 ounce Cointreau or triple sec
- 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
- 2 ounces simple syrup
- additional blood orange and lime slices for garnish
Use the lime wedge and rim the edge of a margarita glass. Dip the rim into salt and coat the edge of the glass.
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the blood orange juice, tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and simple syrup. Cap the shaker and vigorously shake for 15-20 seconds. Pour the contents into the glass and garnish with additional orange and lime slices.
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