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This easy-breezy Strawberry Margarita is made with just 5 ingredients and a blender. Add a salted rim and have it on the rocks or frozen. Either way, its delicious!

A strawberry margarita on the rocks.
Table of Contents
  1. Recipe ingredients
  2. Ingredient notes
  3. Step-by-step instructions
  4. Recipe tips and variations
  5. Strawberry Margarita Recipe

Recipe ingredients

Strawberry margarita ingredients.

Ingredient notes

  • Margarita salt: Homemade margarita salt is fun to make when you’re feeling extra. Or, use kosher salt or even sugar.
  • Strawberries: We recommend fresh strawberries for this cocktail. Frozen strawberries lacked flavor and tasted “watery.”
  • Tequila: For a similar, stronger flavor, substitute Mezcal.
  • Honey: Or substitute simple syrup, agave nectar, or sugar to taste.
  • Triple sec: Or substitute your favorite orange liqueur such as Grand Mariner, Cointreau, or Curacao.

Step-by-step instructions

  1. In a shallow dish as wide as your serving glass, add Margarita salt (or kosher salt) to 1/4-inch deep. Run a lime wedge around the top of each glass, then dip the top of the glass upside-down into the salt and turn to coat.
Rimming a margarita glass with salt.
  1. To a blender, add strawberries, tequila, lime juice, honey and triple sec. Pulse until completely smooth. 
Strawberry margarita ingredients in a blender.
  1.  Let mixture rest for about 3 minutes, and skim off foam. Add more tequila or sweetener to taste.
Skimming the foam off strawberry margarita mix.
  1. Fill each rimmed glass about half full with ice. Add margarita mixture, garnish with a lime wedge, and serve immediately.
A strawberry margarita on the rocks.

Recipe tips and variations

  • Frozen margarita: Add ice to your blender to taste and blend until slushy (I like about 5 cups of ice).
  • Daiquiri: To make a strawberry daiquiri, substitute rum for the tequila.

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Strawberry Margarita

This easy-breezy Strawberry Margarita is made with just 5 ingredients and a blender. Add a salted rim and have it on the rocks or frozen. Either way, its delicious!
4.98 from 107 votes
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Servings 4
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Mexican
Calories 316

Ingredients 

  • Margarita salt or kosher salt (see note 1)
  • Lime wedges
  • 1 pound fresh strawberries hulled (see note 2)
  • 1 cup tequila (see note 3)
  • 2/3 cup fresh lime juice (from 5 to 6 limes)
  • 1/3 cup honey (see note 4)
  • 1/4 cup triple sec (see note 5)

Instructions 

  • In a shallow dish as wide as your serving glass, add Margarita salt (or kosher salt) to 1/4-inch deep. Run a lime wedge around the top of each glass, then dip the top of the glass upside-down into the salt and turn to coat.
  • To a blender, add strawberries, tequila, lime juice, honey and triple sec. Pulse until completely smooth.  
  • Let mixture rest for about 3 minutes, and skim off foam. Add more tequila or sweetener to taste.
  • Fill each rimmed glass about half full with ice. Add margarita mixture, garnish with a lime wedge, and serve immediately.

Recipe Video

Notes

  1. Margarita salt: Homemade margarita salt is fun to make when you’re feeling extra. Or, use kosher salt or even sugar.
  2. Strawberries: We recommend fresh strawberries for this cocktail. Frozen strawberries lacked flavor and tasted “watery.”
  3. Tequila: For a similar, stronger flavor, substitute Mezcal.
  4. Honey: Or substitute simple syrup, agave nectar, or sugar to taste.
  5. Triple sec: Or substitute your favorite orange liqueur such as Grand Mariner, Cointreau, or Curacao.
  6. Frozen margarita: Add ice to your blender to taste and blend until slushy (I like about 5 cups of ice).
  7. Daiquiri: To make a strawberry daiquiri, substitute rum for the tequila.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cocktailCalories: 316kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 5mgPotassium: 235mgFiber: 2gSugar: 34gVitamin A: 34IUVitamin C: 79mgCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg
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    1. Hi Teresa, I would start with 1/3 cup and add more to taste. Honey is sweeter than sugar, so you may find a little more is needed. Take care! – Meggan

  1. I followed the recipe exactly and added no ice and these margaritas were so thick, we could barely drink them. The flavor was okay, but not phenomenal. I poured them over ice and that didn’t really help. The only thing that made them drinkable was adding water. Also, there were tons of seeds getting stuck in our teeth because we practically had to chew these. I think using frozen strawberries might work better since they are more watery, and maybe simple syrup instead of the honey, as the honey gives it a bit of a different flavor. Not bad, but not something I would make again.2 stars

    1. Hi Jasmine, I’m so sorry about that! Perhaps you had a bad batch of strawberries or too many of them? Frozen strawberries would probably work great here too, sorry again about that! – Meggan

  2. Hi! Was wondering if the strawberries blended up would clog up a drink dispenser. Thanks in advance to anyone who may know!

    1. Hi Kelli, as long as it’s blended well to where there are no chunks you should be okay. However, if you are really concerned about it you can strain before pouring into the dispenser. Hope this helps! – Meggan

  3. I have long suspected that in other areas of the country they have huge limes. In the Midwest our limes are small, about the size of a small egg. So, to get 1 cup of lime juice I needed about 15 limes. I was shooting for doubling the recipe but I would have needed 30, apparently! However, the recipe is great.
    Thanks for posting this – signed the small lime lady5 stars

    1. Hi J, I completely understand! Sometimes we get amazingly large limes, other times is small ones. – Meggan

  4. Hi Meggan;
    Thanks for posting the recipe for strawberry margaritas. Can you please let me know how many strawberries and how much tequila, lime juice and simple syrup to add for strawberry margaritas for two?
    Thanks,
    William Scarratt

    1. Hi William, to have the recipe card show you the amounts for two servings, you can use the slide bar under servings and change it from 4 to 2. Here’s the amounts, hope this helps! – Meggan
      Margarita salt or kosher salt
      Lime wedges
      0.5 pound fresh strawberries hulled
      0.5 cup tequila
      0.33 cup fresh lime juice (1/3 cup)
      0.17 cup honey (about 2 tablespoons, plus 1 1/2 teaspoons)
      0.13 cup triple sec (about 2 tablespoons)

  5. Just googled a recipe and clicked on the link to here. Whipped up a batch in no time and this is literally one of the best strawberry margs I’ve ever had. I did sub strwaberry puree because that is what I had on hand when the craving struck me. This will be my go to recipe!5 stars

  6. Delicious! Used patron and cointreau. Substituted with a little white sugar since I didn’t have honey on hand. My husband LOVED it!5 stars