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Margarita drinks garnished with limes

Classic Margaritas On The Rocks

Make this classic Margarita cocktail recipe at home with only 4 ingredients: tequila, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, and a splash of triple sec. 
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 glasses
Calories 184kcal
Author Ana Frias


  • 1/3 cup fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1/3 cup simple syrup
  • 3 oz good tequila
  • splash of Triple Sec
  • Lime wedge for garnish
  • Salt for glass optional


  • To make the margarita mixture, combine the lime juice & simple syrup in a large glass.
  • Fill two cocktail glasses with crushed ice and add the margarita mixture leaving some room.
  • Add 1.5 oz of tequila to each glass (one shot glass) and a splash of triple sec.
  • Garnish with a lime wedge
  • Optional: Rub the rim of four 10-ounce glasses with a lime wedge and dip in salt prior to filling it with crushed ice. 


Serving: 1glass | Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Sugar: 16g