Orange-Mint Margarita

orange-mint margarita
Photo: Paola + Murray
Total Time:
15 mins
Yield:
4 to 6 Serves

Frosty, fruity, and super-refreshing, this sparkling orange margarita is kicked up with fresh mint and the recipe makes enough to quench even the biggest of thirsts.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves

  • 3 ounces fresh orange juice, plus thinly sliced orange rounds for garnish

  • 2 ounces fresh lime juice

  • 4 ½ ounces chilled tequila blanco

  • 1 ½ ounces orange liqueur

  • Coarse salt, for glasses

  • Chilled seltzer

Directions

  1. In a pitcher, muddle mint with orange juice and lime juice. Add tequila and orange liqueur. Fill with ice and stir until cold.

  2. To serve, dip rims of glasses in a shallow bowl of water, followed by a shallow bowl of salt to coat. Pour margarita into glasses and top with chilled seltzer. Serve with mint sprigs and orange wheels.

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