This easy watermelon margaritas recipe is perfect for your summer days and nights. Enjoy this recipe that uses fresh watermelon and makes margaritas in a blender, the easy way!
This fresh watermelon margarita is a must-try
Hello, summer! We are really excited that the weather is warming up around here. Before you know it, we will we lounging poolside with margaritas in hand, hanging at the beach, hopping on flights for vacations, and taking road trips. We truly can’t wait!
With summer fun activities and events, we adults love to have something a little fun at the party. Naturally, margaritas are one of our top choices (tequila, hello!). They are easy to make, refreshing, and can be very versatile with ingredients and flavors.
Fresh watermelon margarita recipe
In true summer fashion, we are firing up the grill and bought lots of watermelon. We tried our hand at some watermelon-flavored margaritas and WOW! Try our easy watermelon margaritas recipe below, you will just need a few ingredients to make this skinny version and you’ll be on your way to the most refreshing and delicious margarita you’ve ever tried!
These margaritas are on the sweet and boozy side, so tailor them to your preferences and enjoy. This recipe yields about (4) – 5 oz, margaritas (I used larger glasses, but these cactus margarita glasses are the cutest!), and I chose Milagro silver tequila.
Easy Watermelon Margaritas Recipe
- 2 cups watermelon cubed
- 5 oz tequila pick your favorite
- 2 oz lime juice fresh squeezed
- 1 oz agave
- 1 oz 100% orange juice
- 4-5 ice cubes
- salt or sugar for rimming
- 4 watermelon slices & lime wedges optional garnish
- Turn off blender, drop in the ice cubes, and blend once more.
- On a small plate, pour a small heap of salt or sugar.
- Take used lime rinds and rub them around the outside rim of all glasses. Dip rims into the salt or sugar on the plate, coating the rim of each glass.
- Pour watermelon margarita mixture into each glass, garnish with a small watermelon slice and a lime wedge. Serve immediately.
More to love with this simple margarita recipe
There are so many ways to enjoy watermelon margaritas. We prefer the simple, skinny version, but here are a few tweaks you can make to this easy margarita recipe to change it up:
Make it a frozen watermelon margarita
To make frozen blended margaritas, you can pre-freeze your watermelon cubes and the tequila. Omit the ice, and throw everything into your blender as listed in the recipe above. Make sure your other ingredients are chilled as well.
Make it a spicy watermelon margarita
Add a few shakes of tajin spice to your blender, or place a slice of jalapeño to the top of your finished margarita. Also, you can use tajin spice as the rimmer instead of sugar or salt!
Make it a watermelon margarita on the rocks
If you’re not a fan of the watermelon pulp in your drink and prefer a smooth cocktail, this watermelon margarita on the rocks is for you. After blending all of your ingredients, pour all items into a shaker or other strainer to filter the watermelon margarita juice out. Then pour over ice in the margarita glass, and serve with garnish.
Enjoy a watermelon margarita filled summer!
You can also try these watermelon margarita balls, a fun twist on the recipe that can be taken – or eaten – as a shot!
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