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The Ultimate Margarita

Gran Gala

"The name says it all--quality ingredients yield the best margarita!"
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Ingredients

servings 274 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)

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Directions

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  1. Shake together all ingredients with ice and strain into a margarita glass.
  2. Optional: rub the cut side of a lime on the glass rim and dip it into salt; and add a lime wedge to the rim of the glass as a garnish.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 274 calories; 0.1 g fat; 31.6 g carbohydrates; 0.1 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 2 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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from a bartender of 30 plus years; classic drink...always use the top of the line ingredients. Changing the ingredients changes the entire drink. THIS is a margarita!

Most helpful critical review

This was too tart for me. Try using silver tequila, fresh lime juice, Cointreau, amaretto and splash of OJ to soften the tart.

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from a bartender of 30 plus years; classic drink...always use the top of the line ingredients. Changing the ingredients changes the entire drink. THIS is a margarita!

This was too tart for me. Try using silver tequila, fresh lime juice, Cointreau, amaretto and splash of OJ to soften the tart.

I'm a margarita junky and this recipe is the closest to my dream margarita! I use simple sugar instead of agave nectar and I lie the rim with lime salt. YUM! Thanks for the recipe

Great way to start the weekend!

Really strong for us, we reduced the amount of tequila and they were much better. Served at my birthday party and everybody was enjoying them. I couldn't find the brands mentioned, but did use s...

Great! Used orange triple sec and simple syrup.

Yum! Instead of lime juice and simple syrup, I used frozen limeaid and it worked well.

Very strong so I used half the tequila. Use good tequila because this is a fresh and simple ingredient top notch margarita. I boiled the lime peels in the simple syrup which gave even more lim...

Excellent margarita. Nix the pre made mixes and make this with fresh lime juice instead. We used agave syrup which keeps the integrity of the drink but we prefer less sweet drinks and used 1/2 o...