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Blood Orange Margarita Recipe

By Amy Bailey — February 04, 2016

It’s blood orange season and that means it is the perfect time to enjoy this citrus crush in your favorite cocktail, plus it makes for one beautiful drink. So if you are looking to impress friends at a party serve up this delicious elixir while the blood oranges last.

Blood Orange Margarita, makes 1 drink

2 oz tequila

1 tsp simple syrup or agave nectar

1/2 blood orange, juiced

1 lime, juiced


Blood orange slice


In a cocktail shaker combine tequila, simple syrup, blood orange juice, and lime juice. Shake. Rim tumbler glass or margarita glass with salt and fill with ice. Strain tequila mixture over ice. Garnish with a blood orange slice.