Fresh Watermelon Margarita Recipe

Sweet and refreshing this Fresh Watermelon Margarita Recipe uses fresh ingredients and no sour mix.

This tequila cocktail is naturally sweet without added sugar, and just look at that color!

( Also, if you add blueberries, it’s perfect for Fourth of July or Memorial Day themed party!

how to make fresh watermelon juice margarita at home

Here is exactly what you’re going to do with all that leftover watermelon after your Fourth of July cookout.

You’re going to make the most refreshing, naturally sweet watermelon juice and then you’re going to add tequila to it.

And, my friends, your life will be changed. Especially if you salt the rim.

Here is how to make a fresh watermelon margarita at home with watermelon juice and tequila.

Which Tequila Should You Use to Make a Margarita?

The first few times I made it I used 1800 silver tequila, then I found that Trader Joe’s had their own

blanco version, but this week I decided to splurge a little with Casamigos Tequila.

The tequila is important if you’re going to do shots, but to be honest you don’t need expensive alcohol to make

a mean margarita, or any cocktail.

If you’re thinking you don’t have the time or patience to make your own watermelon juice. You do. I promise.

Cut up a bunch of watermelon, throw it in a blender and voilá—you have watermelon juice.

My ninja does all the heavy work for me, and then I simply put it in a pitcher in my fridge and it’s good for a few days.

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Fresh Watermelon Margarita Recipe

This cocktail is simply summer perfection. It’s refreshing, naturally sweet without added sugar, and just look at that color! ( Also, if you add blueberries, it’s perfect for Fourth of July or Memorial Day themed party!)

Ingredients

  • Kosher salt
  • 1 lime
  • 3 oz fresh watermelon juice
  • 2 oz  tequila blanco
  • ¾ oz. fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. Place some salt on a small plate. Rub rim of an old-fashioned or rocks glass with lime wheel (reserve for serving); dip in salt.

2. Combine watermelon juice, tequila, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds. Pour contents  into prepared glass. Garnish with reserved lime wheel, or basil and blueberries. 

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