5 Margarita Recipes You Need to Try

Happy National Margarita Day! Yes, this is a real holiday (I promise I did not make it up). February 22nd is a day where all margarita lovers can raise their glass and cheers to some tequila either on the rocks or frozen.

There’s nothing I love more than a cold margarita accompanying warm cheese dip or some damn good tacos. And considering I’m probably not the only person with a love for them, I compiled a list of 5 margarita recipes that’ll make you want to break out your cocktail shaker for happy hour.


  • Classic Margarita
Classic Margarita It’s classic for a reason! Simple, straightforward and definitely a classic: This margarita recipe is a solid crowd-pleaser.

Recipe can be found here.

 

  • Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita

Michael Symon infuses this margarita with a halved jalapeno pepper and thin slices of cucumbers –– the longer it sits, the more its spicy notes and refreshing savory flavor intensify.

Recipe can be found here.

Cucumber Jalapeno Margarita

 

  • Blueberry Margarita
Blueberry Margarita This quick and easy margarita recipe is made with muddled blueberries and bitters. Anything with blueberries and I’m sold.

Recipe can be found here.

 

Mint Julep Margarita

 

This mash-up of the Kentucky Derby classic and the must-have Mexican drink combines Southern flavors (muddled mint leaves and bourbon) with margarita staples (lime juice and orange liqueur) to form the ultimate hybrid cocktail.

Recipe can be found here.

Mint Julep Margarita

 

 

  • Frozen Mango Margarita
Frozen Mango Margarita Margaritas can be super-sweet, but Ellie Krieger’s lighter version swaps most of the sugar for ripe frozen mango. Don’t worry, she doesn’t skimp on the most-important part — good-quality silver tequila.

Recipe can be found here.

 

Want some more delicious options? Check out the full lists on Food & Wine and Cooking Channel TV!

What’s your favorite recipe for a margarita? Because let’s be real, a bad recipe doesn’t exist.

Stay well fed and tipsy, my friends.

 

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