Blood Orange Margarita

This refreshing blood orange margarita recipe comes together with just 5 ingredients and is a gorgeous cocktail to make any time of year!

Prep: 20 minutesCook: 0 minutesTotal: 20 minutes
Fat 0 Carbs 27 Protein 1
Yield 2-4 1x


Honey Simple Syrup

  • ¼  cup water
  • ¼  cup honey
  • ½  teaspoon vanilla extract

Blood Orange Margarita

  • 2-oz. honey simple syrup
  • 4-oz. blood orange juice (~46 medium blood oranges)
  • 4-oz. high-quality tequila
  • 2-oz. lime juice (~68 medium limes)
  • 12 cups ice (+ more for serving)


  1. First prepare the honey simple syrup. Add the water, honey, and vanilla to a small pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Turn heat to low and let simmer for 10 minutes (stirring periodically). Remove from heat and let cool.
  2. Next, add 1 to 2 cups of ice to a cocktail shaker and then pour in blood orange juice, lime juice, tequila, and simple syrup. Option to add more simple syrup, depending on your preference.*
  3. Give the shaker a good shake so that everything gets mixed together.
  4. Serve over ice with fresh blood orange slices and a salty rim.

Tips & Notes

  • Blood oranges: be careful when juicing your blood oranges and they tend to be a little messy and might stain your clothes!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 167 Sugar: 23 Sodium: 4 Fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 27 Fiber: 1 Protein: 1
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: DrinkMethod: No BakeCuisine: Mexican

Keywords: margarita, blood orange margarita

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