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Submitted for Zaar World Tour 2005. This is a Tex-Mex version of the salty dog. If you have access to a sweet Texas red grapefruit, like Ruby-Sweets or Rio Stars, then it's recommended you use it in this recipe. From a special edition of Saveur, The Best of Tex-Mex Cooking. I ordered this at a restaurant once. If you're in the mood, you can double the tequila (hehe).

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of a tall glass, then dip rim in saucer of salt.
  2. Fill glass 1/3 full with ice, add tequila and a squeeze of lime juice, then fill with grapefruit juice. Garnish with a wedge of lime.
Most Helpful

I did not know this had a name -- 'tequila and grapefruit' is all we ever called it when making these. This is a very refreshing drink on super-hot days - but wow, they go down awfully easy! We use Cuervo Gold, and try to use the freshest grapefruit juice you can, or frozen concentrate. The bottled/canned stuff in the grocery aisle just doesn't do justice to the tequila.

SDB April 29, 2009

"Aus/NZSwap#16" , had some Red Cooper Ruby Red Grapefruit juice and tequila, fixed this for our before dinner drink, with some quacamole chips and salsa. VERY pleasant - thanks for sharing this refreshing drink !

NurseJaney May 18, 2008