The best skinny margarita recipe that is so simple to make. Easy, fresh, low calorie and delicious – this is perfect for a healthy cocktail!
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Skinny Margaritas are the perfect light and refreshing drink for the summer!
Whether you’re hanging out on the patio, entertaining with friends, or relaxing after a long week – these easy drinks are the perfect refreshment!
Made single serving, or in a pitcher – these truly are the best skinny margaritas.
You can make them spicy, serve with a salted or sugar rim – and they’re under 200 calories per serving!
Why this is the best Skinny Margarita Recipe
This is our favorite Skinny Margarita Recipe for so many reasons
- Easy to Make– Made with only a few ingredients, this skinny margarita is so easy to make!
- Tastes Delicious– This drink is loaded with flavor and so refreshing
- Low Calorie- Many alcoholic drinks are loaded with sugars making them super high calorie. This margarita has under 200 calories per drink, while many margaritas at a restaurant have up to 500 calories!
Skinny Margarita Ingredients
To make this skinny margarita recipe you’ll need:
- silver tequila
- lime juice
- orange juice
- agave nectar
🍋Tip: Do NOT use store bought lime juice. Always use freshly squeezed lime juice!
How to Make a fresh skinny margarita?
Making skinny margaritas are so easy! Here’s how to do it:
- In a shaker add ice, tequila, agave nectar, lime and orange juice.
- Shake and serve in a sugar or salt rimmed glass with ice and a lime wedge.
SUBSTITUTIONS FOR SKINNY MARGARITA
Tequila: We have only tried this with silver tequila. I’m not sure how other alcohols would work.
Spicy: To make this a skinny spicy margarita and 2 small slices of deseeded jalapeño.
Other add ins: Muddled strawberries, blueberries, blackberries or cucumber would be delicious in this recipe.
Lime Juice: Do not use bottled lime juice. Fresh lime juice tastes much better.
Orange Juice: I haven’t tried substituting orange juice for other juices but I think it would work. I think pineapple juice would work best.
WW Points: The points for this recipe were calculated as follows: Tequila 3SP, Agave 1SP. You could factor in an extra point for the orange juice, but since it’s such a small amount, we didn’t include it.
What type of tequila and salt goes best with this skinny margarita recipes?
Silver tequila is the best tequila for a skinny margarita. Teremana is our favorite brand of silver tequila but Cafe Patron or Espolon will also work.
Can this easy skinny Margarita recipe be made in bulk for parties?
Yes, you can easily double or triple this recipe – or follow the instructions below to make a pitcher. A pitcher makes 8 margaritas. This is the perfect party drink!
Skinny Margarita FAQ
A skinny margarita is made with silver tequila, agave nectar, lime and orange juice.
You can find skinny margarita mix at most grocery stores or online. We like Skinny Girl mixes, but our favorite skinny margaritas are homemade!
Most skinny margaritas has 10-15g of carbs per drink. This skinny margarita recipe has 15g of carbs for one drink.
Stirrings Margarita mix and Skinny Girl Margarita Mix are the lowest calorie margarita mixes. Stirrings only has 5 calories per serving, while Skinny Girl has 100 calories per serving
No, typically a skinny margarita has the same amount of alcohol but is lower in sugar!
Are skinny margaritas good frozen?
We haven’t tried these skinny margaritas as a frozen margarita, but I’m sure they would be delicious if you blended them with some ice.
What’s the difference between a regular margarita and a skinny margarita?
The main difference between regular margaritas and skinny margaritas are that skinny margaritas have less sugar.
Regular margaritas also typically use triple sec which is high in sugar. Skinny margaritas usually use agave nectar and fresh juice in place of sugary liquors.
What to serve with skinny margaritas:
Our favorite things to serve with skinny margaritas are lime wedges, chips, and Pineapple Mango Salsa. Here are some other recipes we love:
Skinny Margarita Recipe
For 1 margarita:
- In a cocktail shaker add ice, tequila, lime juice, orange juice and agave nectar.
- Shake and serve in a sugar or salt rimmed glass.