Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

The Cointreau-tequila-lime juice Margarita is the original recipe as created by Margarita Sames, a Texas socialite, in 1948.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix Cointreau, tequila and lime juice with ice.
  2. Stir, strain into a Margarita glass and serve.


Most Helpful

This recipe is on the Cointreau bottle...use premium blanco tequila and 3/4 ounces of lime juice. Delicious!

ohcarolita May 24, 2010

Strong drink, great on the rocks.

Karen R. June 29, 2014

This is the original! A simple and delicious Margarita!

Mme M April 24, 2007

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