Looking to try something a little different this summer? If so, then you may want to consider ditching traditional cocktails in favor of some more unique Mexican alcoholic drinks at your next gathering. After all, there are so many fun ways to spruce up a margarita! Read on to explore five unique frozen margaritas you simply need to try this summer.
Skinny Frozen Margaritas
Looking for a flavorful margarita that’s low in calories? This is the one for you. For this skinny frozen margarita recipe, you’ll need:
- 1 teaspoon of light agave nectar
- A lime wedge for garnish
- 2 ounces silver tequila
- Fresh lime juice
- Fresh orange juice
- Salt for the rim
Start by salting the rim of a margarita glass. Then, fill a blender most of the way with ice before adding all the remaining ingredients besides the lime wedge. Pour into your margarita glass and garnish with a fresh-cut lime wedge.
Watermelon Frozen Margaritas
What better flavor for a summer margarita than watermelon? To whip up this light and refreshing margarita, you just need:
- 1/2 cup of cubed watermelon
- 1 ounce of tequila
- 1/2 ounce of orange liqueur
- 1/2 ounce of lime juice
- 1 teaspoon of confectioner’s sugar
- A pinch of salt
- Sugar for the rim (optional)
Combine all ingredients with ice in a blender and blend until incorporated well. Serve in a margarita glass with sugar on the rim, if desired.
When it comes to Mexican fruit drinks, you really can’t go wrong with this delicious pineapple margarita recipe. You’ll need:
- 1/2 cup chopped pineapple
- 1/4 cup of orange juice
- 1 teaspoon or less of honey or agave (your choice)
- Juice of one lime
- 1/2 ounce of Triple Sec
- Lime or pineapple wedge and sugar for garnish
Mix ingredients (aside from garnish) in a blender with a cup or so of ice. Sugar the rim of a margarita glass, pour the mixture in, and garnish with a lime wedge or a pineapple wedge, whichever you prefer.
Ginger Peach Margaritas
You might surprised at how well the flavors of ginger and peach work together! Grab these ingredients to get started:
- A lime wedge
- A small, very ripe peach (pitted)
- 1/2 teaspoon of grated ginger root
- 1 ounce of fresh lime juice
- 1/4 ounce of agave nectar
Salt the rim of the glass using the juice from the lime wedge to help the salt stick. Then, blend the remaining ingredients along with a half cup of ice. Serve and enjoy.
It’s crazy hot, and these unique margarita recipes are all worth giving a try this summer. Want to try a few of our favorites? We serve an array of excellent margaritas at your local Macayo’s. Come on by and give one a try!