Strawberry-Tangerine Margaritas

national margarita day

Happy National Margarita Day! Ajua! Sounds like the perfect excuse to make a cocktail and celebrate the occasion.

I’m a margarita snob and I’m not embarrassed to admit it. I rarely order a margarita in a restaurant unless I know they use fresh juices. I’m not saying that I have always known a good margarita. Back in the day I drank my fair share of bottled sweet and sour margarita mix with cheap tequila, but after making so many homemade margaritas, I now can’t stand the taste of that stuff.

Making homemade margaritas is so simple. All you need is freshly squeezed fruit juice and some quality tequila and if you want to add an extra kick, then add some orange liqueur. That’s it!

strawberry margaritas
I also love pitcher margaritas because you make one batch, pour your servings, and enjoy. No need to be shaking up cocktails when you can be busy sipping.

This pitcher of margaritas is made with freshly blended strawberries, tangerine and lemon juice, tequila, and a little honey for some added sweetness. Refreshing and so tasty! Enjoy.

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Strawberry-Tangerine Margaritas

Yield: 4 servings

This pitcher of margaritas is made with freshly blended strawberries, tangerine and lemon juice, tequila, and a little honey for some added sweetness. Refreshing and so tasty! Enjoy.

Ingredients:

6 tangerines, juiced
1 (16 ounce) package fresh strawberries, hulled
1 lemon, juiced
1 cup tequila reposado
1 cup water
2 tablespoons honey

Directions:

Add all ingredients to a blender and let her rip.

Pour the blended margarita mixture in glasses filled with ice. Garnish with fresh fruit slices, if desired. Serve immediately.

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Written by Yvette / Photos by Yvette

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7 Responses to “Strawberry-Tangerine Margaritas”

  1. 1
    Heather // girlichef — February 22, 2014 @ 10:05 am

    I love the color of these, Yvette – so gorgeous! And hey, nothing wrong with being particular ;). Salud!

  2. 2

    I’m in heaven — I could just stare at these beautiful drinks all day!

  3. 3
    Leslie @ La Cocina de Leslie — February 22, 2014 @ 11:51 am

    Yvette, these margaritas are gorgeous! The color is stunning and the flavor combination sounds absolutely delicious. Adding these to my list of margaritas to try. Salud, amiga!

  4. 4
    Lea Ann (Cooking On The Ranch) — February 22, 2014 @ 1:30 pm

    Beautiful Yvette! I’m with you about those restaurant margs. I don’t order them for the same reason. Always prefer homemade with fresh real flavors. Love the color of this drink.

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    vangie — February 22, 2014 @ 5:01 pm

    These are so yummy, no artificial flavors. Ready for another batch tonight.

  6. 6
    Holly — February 22, 2014 @ 9:09 pm

    I think I ought to add a new goal to my food life: to become a margarita snob– love the sound of that as it would involve sampling all sorts of pretty margaritas. I’ll start with yours!

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    Danielle — February 23, 2014 @ 12:05 pm

    These are going to be the next margaritas I make! I love the color…and tangerines are hanging off the tree behind my house. :)

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