Food Recipes Classic Margaritas 3.5 (171) 2 Reviews This refreshing margarita recipe requires 3/4 cup of tequila and 1/2 cup of fresh lime juice. By Kate Merker Kate Merker Kate Merker is the chief food director at Hearst Magazines. She has over two decades of experience producing food content for print and digital publications, including Real Simple. Highlights: * At Real Simple, Kate worked her way up from editorial assistant to senior food editor * Served as food and nutrition director at Woman's Day for seven years * Joined Hearst Magazines as chief food director (2017) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 7, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 15 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup tequila ½ cup fresh lime juice (from 4 to 6 limes) ½ cup Triple Sec or Cointreau 1 lime, sliced kosher salt (optional) Directions In a medium pitcher, combine the tequila, lime juice, Triple Sec, and ½ cup water. If desired, rub the rims of 4 glasses with a lime slice and dip in salt to coat. Serve the margaritas in the prepared glasses over ice and garnish with the lime slices. Dana Gallagher Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 204 Calories 12g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 204 % Daily Value * Sodium 1mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 12g 4% Total Sugars 8g Calcium 10mg 1% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.