Classic Margarita - Men's Health

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In Mexico, the margarita is a simple, perfectly balanced cocktail. But as it traveled north of the border, the classic picked up a suitcase full of calories. Ditch the bottle of neon mix and return the marg to its unadulterated self.

Yield: 1 serving ( Serving Size: 1 )
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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounce(s) 100% agave silver tequila
  • 1 ounce(s) Cointreau or triple sec (or splash of OJ)
  • 1 1/2 ounce(s) lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon(s) agave syrup
  • 1 Coarse salt and a lime slice for garnish

Preparation

  1. Pour enough salt onto a plate to cover it lightly. Rub the rim of a rocks glass with the cut side of a lime, and dip it into the salt to create a light salt rim. Add a few large ice cubes to the glass. Combine the tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and agave syrup in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 20 seconds. Pour, slurp, and pucker.

  2. Nutritional Facts per serving
  3. CALORIES 257.5 CAL

  4. FAT 0.1 G

  5. SATURATED FAT 0 G

  6. CHOLESTEROL 0 MG

  7. SODIUM 963.2 MG

  8. CARBOHYDRATES 21.9 G

  9. TOTAL SUGARS 17.6 G

  10. DIETARY FIBER 0.2 G

  11. PROTEIN 0.2 G
January 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by jdsmithson and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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