Prickly Pear Cactus Margarita


I first had this prickly pear margarita in Tucson and talked the bartender into sharing the recipe with me.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins


  • coarse salt as needed

  • 2 fluid ounces tequila

  • 2 fluid ounces sweet and sour mix

  • 1 fluid ounce triple sec

  • 1 fluid ounce lime juice

  • 1 fluid ounce prickly pear syrup


  1. Pour salt onto a small plate. Wet the rim of a margarita glass and dip rim into salt.

  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice; pour tequila, sweet and sour mix, triple sec, lime juice, and pear syrup over ice. Cover shaker and shake drink; strain into prepared margarita glass.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

423 Calories
0g Fat
56g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 423
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 52g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 9mg 46%
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 42mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

You’ll Also Love