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Melon Margarita

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

1 serving

Melon liqueur dramatically changes the flavor and color of a classic margarita and also makes it sweeter. If you'd like your melon margarita a little more tart, cut back on the liqueur just a tiny bit. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
Melon Margarita Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 lime wedge
  • Coarse sea salt, optional
  • 1-1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 1-1/2 ounces melon liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • Honeydew melon balls, optional

Directions

  1. Moisten rim of 1 cocktail glass with lime wedge. If desired, sprinkle salt on a plate; dip rim in salt. Fill glass with ice.
    In an empty cocktail shaker, combine tequila, melon liqueur, and lime juice. Fill with ice; cover and shake until frost forms on the outside of the shaker, 15-20 seconds. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish with lime wedge and, if desired, melon balls.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 255 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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