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Frosty Blended Margaritas

Photo: Leigh Beisch
Yield Makes 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
Prep: 20 minutes. Squeeze a big batch of lime juice so it's easy to refresh your drinks during commercial breaks.

Ingredients

  • Lime wedges
  • Kosher salt for the glasses' rims
  • 1/2 cup juice from Mexican limóns or fresh limes
  • 1/4 cup tequila
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Cointreau (orange-flavored liqueur)
  • 2 1/2-3 tablespoons superfine sugar
  • 12 ice cubes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 179
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 5 mg

How to Make It

  1. Run a lime wedge around the edge of each glass. Then dip rims into a saucer filled with the salt.

  2. Put the remaining ingredients into a blender; blend until the ice cubes are chipped and the mixture becomes frothy. Pour the mixture into the prepared glasses; garnish with lime.