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Lemon-Lime Margaritas

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The puckering yet refreshing blast of lime in this margarita is the flavor of summer!

10MIN

Total Cooking Time

10

Ingredients
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Ingredients
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Servings:
6
Serves 6
2 1/2 cups
Water
4
Limes , zested
reserve a small amount for the salted rim
1/2 cup
Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
1/4 cup
Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
7.5 fl oz
Silver Tequila
3.5 fl oz
Triple Sec
to taste
Limes , sliced
to taste
to taste
Ice
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Directions

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Step 1
Bring Water (2 1/2 cups) , Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup) , and zest from the Limes (4) to a full boil, stirring occasionally to dissolve sugar. Allow mixture to boil for 1 minute. Remove from heat and cool completely. Can be made up to 2 days in advance and kept chilled.
Step 2
Strain chilled syrup into a medium size pitcher and stir in Lime Juice (1/2 cup) , Lemon Juice (1/4 cup) , Silver Tequila (7.5 fl oz) , and Triple Sec (3.5 fl oz) .
Step 3
Combine Sea Salt (to taste) and a small amount of lime zest in a shallow dish that is wide enough to fit the rim of your serving glass. Wet the edge of the glass rim with a lime wedge and dip in salt.
Step 4
Fill a cocktail shaker half full with Ice (to taste) . Add 6 1/2 ounces of the margarita mix and shake for 30 seconds. Pour into prepared glass. Alternatively, fill a prepared serving glass 1/4 full with ice and top with 6 1/2 ounces of margarita mix.
Step 5
Garnish with Limes (to taste) . Serve immediately.

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