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My Blood Orange Margarita Cocktail is the drink of the winter, the delicate sweetness of the blood orange juice takes this classic to a whole new level.


makes 2 cocktails

Total time

5 minutes




  • 2 ounces fresh squeezed blood orange juice (about 2-3 blood oranges)
  • 2 ounces Triple Sec
  • 3 ounces tequila
  • 1 and 1/2 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice (plus more for rimming glasses)
  • kosher salt for rimming the glasses


  1. Pour salt onto a small plate. Wet the rim of the glasses with water or lime juice and press the rims into the salt.
  2. Add the cocktail ingredients to a shaker with ice.
  3. Shake well and strain into 2 glasses with more ice. Garnish with a twist of blood orange peel or a thin slice of blood orange.
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