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Blood Orange Margaritas

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Blood Orange Margaritas
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 8
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Take advantage of the beautiful blood oranges available during the winter months, and celebrate Margarita Day with these fantastic Blood Orange Margaritas.
Updated Jan 16, 2014

Ingredients

  • 2 cups blood orange juice, freshly squeezed (about 8 oranges)
  • 1/2 cup lime juice, freshly squeezed (about 2 limes)
  • 1/2 cup orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1 3/4 cups silver tequila
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons agave nectar, to taste
  • Kosher (coarse) salt
  • Ice
  • 8 blood orange slices, halved, 1/4 inch thick

Steps

  • 1
    Mix blood orange juice, lime juice, liqueur, tequila and agave nectar; strain into large pitcher. Refrigerate until chilled, at least 30 minutes.
  • 2
    Moisten outer rim of 8 glasses with orange or lime, and dip rims into salt to lightly coat.
  • 3
    Add ice to pitcher, and stir well. Pour into glasses. Garnish with blood orange slices, and serve over crushed ice.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To crush ice, put ice in large resealable freezer plastic bag, and seal. Put on solid surface, and crush with meat mallet or rolling pin.

Nutrition

210 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 18g Total Carbohydrate, 15g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
20mg
1%
Potassium
170mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
15g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
70%
70%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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