Recipe: Celebrate Cinco De Mayo With a Margarita!

Cinco de Mayo is just a day away, and if margarita is you’re favorite go-to cocktail for the holiday, then I highly recommend this recipe for your upcoming fiesta. It’s tart with a hint of sweetness. Happy Cinco De Mayo!

How are you celebrating the holiday?


1 1/2 oz. tequila
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. orange liqueur (try Cointreau or Triple Sec)
1/2 tsp. simple syrup
1 lime wedge
Kosher salt

•Combine the tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, simple syrup, and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake well for about 15 seconds.
•Salt the margarita glass by rubbing the lime wedge around the rim and then dipping the glass into kosher salt on a plate.
•Fill the glass with ice and strain the margarita into the glass. Garnish with the lime wedge.

Makes 1 drink

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