Pomegranate Margaritas

Pomegranate Margaritas

1 Review
From: EatingWell.com, April 2017

Who says margaritas are just for summer? This pomegranate twist on a cocktail favorite is good all year long—elegant enough for the holidays and fun enough for an outdoor barbecue.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 1 tablespoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt (optional)
  • 1 cup white tequila, chilled
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice, chilled
  • ½ cup lime juice, plus 1 lime wedge
  • ¼ cup Triple Sec
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup (see Tip)
  • Ice cubes
  • Pomegranate seeds for garnish
  • Lime slices for garnish


  • Prep

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  1. Sprinkle lime zest on a small plate and combine with salt (if using).
  2. Combine tequila, pomegranate juice, lime juice, Triple Sec and simple syrup in a pitcher.
  3. Rub the rims of 6 glasses with the lime wedge and dip in the zest (or zest-salt mixture). Fill the glasses with ice and top with about ½ cup margarita mixture each. Garnish with pomegranate seeds and lime, if desired.
  • To make ahead: Cover and refrigerate the margarita mix (Step 2) for up to 2 days.
  • Tip: To make your own simple syrup: Bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring frequently to dissolve the sugar. Let cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour. Makes about 1½ cups.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cocktail
  • Per serving: 156 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 14 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 2 mcg folate; 0 cholesterol; 12 g sugars; 6 g added sugars; 11 IU vitamin A; 7 mg vitamin C; 11 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 7 mg sodium; 27 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1
  • Exchanges: 1 alcohol equivalent, ½ fruit

Reviews 1

September 04, 2017
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By: Peg P
So yummy... I did increase the simple syrup by 1 tbs. though and added the lime zest and salt directly to the margaritas.
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