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Whet Your Whistle With a Fresh Watermelon Margarita

Learn how to make a refreshing watermelon margarita with our easy recipe! This fresh watermelon recipe is bound to become your summer staple cocktail.

Margaritas have gotten downright experimental in recent years, with creative additions like cilantro and mezcal (if you aren't familiar with mezcal, read Here's Why Wellness Warriors Are Sipping on Mezcal, and consider subbing mezcal for tequila in this recipe).

We adore watermelon because it's one of the most hydrating foods around, making it perfect for these sweaty summer days.

watermelon margaritas with mint
two watermelon margaritas with a striped towel and lime
  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • 4Servings


  • 3 cups of watermelon 
  • Tequila (or mezcal)
  • Lime wedges
  • Mint sprigs (or your favorite herb like basil)


  1. Start by chopping watermelon and placing it into a blender.
  2. Blend until a liquid forms.
  3. Grab a cocktail glass and line with sugar or salt (optional).
  4. Add ice and one shot of tequila to the glass.
  5. Pour in blended watermelon.
  6. Garnish with a lime wedge and mint. 
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