Frozen Margaritas

Purists may disdain frozen margaritas, but purists don't have the upper hand in San Antonio. This version keeps it simple, with fresh lime juice, tequila, sugar, and lots of ice blended into a frosty mass and served in a salt-rimmed glass.

  • Yield: Makes 4
Frozen Margaritas

Source: Martha Stewart Living, June 2009


  • 5 cups ice cubes
  • 3/4 cup tequila, preferably silver
  • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice (from 5 to 6 limes)
  • 1/2 cup Simple Syrup for Frozen Margaritas
  • 1/3 cup coarse salt
  • 1 lime wedge, plus more for serving


  1. Puree ice, tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup in a blender until smooth. Pour salt onto a saucer, and moisten the rims of 4 glasses with lime wedge. Dip each glass into salt, and fill with margaritas. Serve with lime wedges.


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