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Watermelon Cilantro Margaritas

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  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 2
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Craving something fruity and refreshing to drink with your meal? We've got the perfect watermelon cocktail recipe for you—and it only takes 10 minutes! Serve this tasty watermelon margarita as the featured beverage at your next Tex-Mex-themed dinner, and let the compliments roll in.
By Jennifer Perillo
Updated Nov 18, 2022
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  • Crushed ice
  • 1/4 cup watermelon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange-flavored liqueur
  • 2 tablespoons tequila
  • 4 sprigs fresh cilantro
  • 2 small watermelon wedges


  • 1
    Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add remaining ingredients except watermelon wedges. Shake vigorously. Strain mixture into 2 small martini glasses or strain over ice into 2 margarita or rocks glasses. Garnish with watermelon wedge.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    To get watermelon juice for this watermelon margarita recipe, simply puree chunks of watermelon in your blender. Make more than you'll need and refrigerate the juice for up to 2 days. Pour over ice or mix with lemonade for a fun drink for kids and adults alike.
  • tip 2
    If you don’t have a cocktail shaker, use a pitcher and stir the mixture well.
  • tip 3
    To give this watermelon juice cocktail an authentic touch, salt the rims of the glasses by rubbing the rims with a lime wedge and then dipping in coarse salt.


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