Thirsty Thursday - Blood Orange Margaritas

Blood Orange Margaritas Blood Orange Margaritas

Ingredients:

  • lime wedge
  • coarse salt
  • ice
  • 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

Directions:

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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