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Frozen Watermelon Margarita

Frozen Watermelon Margarita is an easy, refreshing summer cocktail.
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Keyword frozen margarita, frozen watermelon margarita, slushie cocktail, watermelon margarita
Prep Time 5 minutes
Freezing 6 hours
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 margaritas
Calories 452kcal
Author Plating Pixels

Ingredients

  • ½ medium watermelon
  • 3 ounces tequila
  • 3 ounces triple sec
  • 2 medium limes
  • Kosher salt for garnish

Instructions

  • Cut watermelon into large cubes (discarding rind) and freeze 6 hours or overnight.
  • Place watermelon chunks in a high-speed blender. Top with tequila, Triple Sec, and lime juice.
  • Blend until thick and smooth. Pour into two margarita glasses and serve immediately.
  • Optional: Line the glass rims with salt and garnish with lime and watermelon wedges.

Notes

  • This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled to make a large batch for parties.
  • You can use a Blanco or Anejo tequila. Any brand will do, but a higher quality one will have better flavor.
  • In a pinch, you can just add ice to the fresh watermelon. But try to plan ahead for the best consistency and flavor. Otherwise, it will have a watered-down flavor.
  • If too thick: Add a bit more alcohol or water to dilute.
  • If too thin: Blend in a bit more of the watermelon pieces.
  • The margarita will separate a bit while it sits. Simply stir again before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1margarita | Calories: 452kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 12mg | Potassium: 824mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 57g | Vitamin A: 3874IU | Vitamin C: 74mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 2mg