Blood Orange Margarita

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

If you are lucky enough to get blood oranges in your area, this is a beautiful, delicious margarita.

Top Review by Scoutie

Sooooo refreshing! I didn't change a thing, which is rare for me. As Jimmy Buffett says, "It's 5 o'clock somewhere! (5:03 pm here actually! LOL Thanks for posting rather.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 ounces blood orange juice
  • 1 12 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 12 ounce simple syrup (1 part sugar, 1 part water)
  • lime juice, a splash
  • blood orange wedge, for garnish


  1. Add the first 5 ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously.
  2. Strain into a chilled margarita glass filled with ice cubes.
  3. To serve a frozen version—combine the first 5 ingredients with ¾ cup crushed ice in a blender; blend until smooth; pour into a margarita glass.
  4. Garnish with a blood orange wedge.

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