Mexican Margaritas

Mexican Margaritas

Get the party started with this perfect blend of lime and orange-liqueur in an icy tequila slush.

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

2:45

Hrs:Mins

Makes

12

servings

1 1/3
cups orange-flavored liqueur
1
cup lime juice
2
to 3 tablespoons powdered sugar, if desired
8
cups ice cubes, crushed
2
limes, cut into wedges, if desired
1/2
cup coarse salt, if desired
2/3
cup tequila
  1. In blender or food processor, place orange liqueur, lime juice, powdered sugar and ice. Cover; blend until smooth. Spoon into nonmetal freezer container. Cover; freeze until almost firm, 2 to 2 1/2 hours.
  2. To serve, if mixture freezes completely, let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes. Rub rims of glasses with lime wedges; dip in salt to coat.
  3. Into blender or food processor, spoon orange liqueur mixture; blend until slushy. Place 1/2 cup slush in each salt-rimmed glass; add 1 to 2 tablespoons tequila. Garnish with lime wedges.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
There are several types of orange-flavored liqueurs available, including Triple Sec, Cointreau and curacao. All will work well in this recipe.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 45
    • (Calories from Fat 0),
  • Total Fat 0g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 10mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 9g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.