Grapefruit Margarita

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min


1 serving

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
When you add a drizzle of grenadine to your finished grapefruit margarita, it sinks to the bottom of the glass, creating a beautiful sunset look. —James Schend, Dairy Freed
Grapefruit Margarita Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 grapefruit slice
  • Coarse sea salt, optional
  • 1-1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 1 ounce Triple Sec
  • 1 ounce ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 1 teaspoon grenadine syrup


  1. Moisten rim of 1 cocktail glass with grapefruit slice. If desired, sprinkle salt on a plate; dip rim in salt. Fill glass with ice.
  2. In an empty cocktail shaker, combine tequila, Triple Sec and grapefruit juice. Fill with ice; cover and shake until frost forms on the outside of the shaker, 15-20 seconds. Strain into prepared glass and top with grenadine (it will sink to the bottom of the glass). Garnish with grapefruit slice.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 225 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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