No-Sugar-Added Spicy Mango Margaritas

The sweet edge in this delicious cocktail with a kick comes from fresh fruit juices and zest—no triple sec, simple syrup or spoonfuls of sugar required. If you don't have blanco tequila, reposado will work as well.

a recipe photo of the No-Sugar-Added Spicy Mango Margaritas
Photo: Brittany Conerly
Active Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 1 large navel orange, zested and juiced

  • ½ jalapeño pepper, seeded, if desired, and sliced

  • 1 cup blanco tequila

  • 1 cup 100%-juice mango nectar

  • ½ cup fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)

  • 1 tablespoon Tajín seasoning

  • 1 lime wedge plus wedges for garnish

  • Ice cubes


  1. Muddle orange zest, orange juice and jalapeño slices with a wooden spoon in a pitcher. Let stand for 5 minutes. Stir in tequila, mango nectar and lime juice.

  2. Spread Tajín on a small plate. Rub lime wedge around the rims of 6 glasses; dip in the Tajín. Fill each glass with ice and top with about 1/2 cup margarita mixture. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

126 Calories
11g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Serving Size 1 cocktail
Calories 126
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 8g
Vitamin A 556IU 11%
Vitamin C 22mg 24%
Folate 10mcg 3%
Sodium 192mg 8%
Calcium 9mg 1%
Magnesium 6mg 1%
Potassium 94mg 2%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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