Jewel Watermelon Margaritas

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1 reviews

Jewel Watermelon Margaritas

Prep 10 m

Cook 5 m

Ready In 15 m

4 Servings

241 Calories


"This is the non-frozen version of my watermelon margaritas. These are so amazing and refreshing on hot summer days. To make a virgin version, omit the tequila and use a lemon-lime soda."

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  1. 1/2 cup white sugar

  2. 1/2 cup water

  3. 3 strips orange zest

  4. 2 cups cubed seeded watermelon

  5. 3/4 cup white tequila

  6. 1/4 cup lime juice

  7. salt or sugar for rimming glasses (optional)

  8. 1 lime, cut into wedges

  9. 2 cups crushed ice, or as needed


  1. Bring 1/2 cup sugar, water, and orange zest in a small saucepan to boil, stirring constantly. Simmer until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Remove simple syrup from heat and allow to cool completely.

  2. Place watermelon in a blender or food processor. Pulse until pureed.

  3. Stir watermelon puree into a large pitcher with simple syrup, tequila, and lime juice.

  4. Place a small amount of salt or sugar into a saucer. Rub edge of margarita glasses with a lime wedge to moisten. Lightly dip the rim of the glass into the saucer to rim the glass; tap off excess salt or sugar.

  5. Fill rimmed glasses with crushed ice; pour margarita mixture into glasses and garnish with lime wedges to serve.

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