Fresh Lime Margaritas
This basic margarita recipe is easy to modify to your tastes. Try it frozen or with strawberries.
- 4 lime wedges
- 1 tablespoon kosher salt
- 1/2 cup gold tequila
- 1/4 cup of Triple Sec
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1/4 cup lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of superfine sigar
- 1-1/3 cups of crushed ice
1. Using lime wedges, moisten rims of four glasses. Holding each glass upside down, dip rim into salt; set aside.
2. In a pitcher, combine tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, lemon juice and sugar.; stir until sugar is dissolved. Serve in prepared glasses over crushed ice.
FOR FROZEN LIME MARGARITAS: Reduce lemon and lime juices to 2 tablespoons each. Increase the superfine sugar to 1/4 cup and the crushed ice to 4 cups. Add 3/4 cups of limeade concentrate. Prepare glasses as directed. In a blender, combine the tequila, Triple Sec, lime juice, lemon juice, limeade concentrate, superfine sugar and crushed ice; cover and process until smooth.
FOR FROZEN STRAWBERRY MARGARITAS: Follow directions for Frozen Lime Margaritas, except reduce crushed ice to 2 cups and 2 cups frozen unsweetened trawberries.