How to Make a SkinnyGirl Margarita

When summer is approaching and you’re out for a night on the town or hosting a party–it never hurts to watch your waistline while you’re drinking. Here’s a quick and easy recipe for my (or guys–you can drink it too!) . It is skinny because most recipes call for sweet and sour or mix, both of which contain a large amount of sugar.


1 If you want a SGM on the rocks, it’s quite simple. Add ice to a rocks glass, add 2 oz. (a two-count) of white tequila, the juice of four lime wedges and a splash of Triple Sec, Grand Marnier or Cointreau. It’s that easy!

2 If you’re ordering a SGM at a bar, you can have it on the rocks, but I like to replace the Triple Sec, Grand Marnier or Cointreau with a splash of frozen Margarita mix. You get the same great flavor and a little bit of a different texture. It’s great!

3 If you want a frozen Margarita, combine all of the ingredients in a blender; just sure that there is 2 oz. of tequila per serving and you’re ready to go! Serve in a chilled glass–and if you’d like to garnish the glass, rim it with a lime and dip in salt or sugar or both.

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