Blood Orange Margarita
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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
- 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
- Pour salt onto a small plate. Wet the rim of the glasses with water or lime juice and press the rims into the salt.
- Add the cocktail ingredients to a shaker with ice.
- 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.