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.
Quench Your Thirst With a Watermelon Margarita
How to Make a Watermelon Margarita
Our favorite margarita twist? Watermelon, the ultimate summer refreshment. This margarita variation is perfect for a hot day, and it can be whipped up in seconds. Watch the video to learn how to make three thirst-quenching watermelon recipes—including the perfect watermelon margarita! Use your leftover watermelon to make a Watermelon Arugula Mint Feta Salad with a fresh, peppery bite, and a Homemade Watermelon Sorbet with just three healthy ingredients.
Watermelon Recipes for Hot Weather
Avoiding alcohol? We've got you! You're going to love how easy it is to make—and drink—our Watermelon Agua Fresca. It's way more thirst-quenching than a sports drink, and it's a great choice for a picnic or party because it's super easy to make a big batch.
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- 3 cups of watermelon
- Tequila (or mezcal)
- Lime wedges
- Mint sprigs (or your favorite herb like basil)
- Start by chopping watermelon and placing it into a blender.
- Blend until a liquid forms.
- Grab a cocktail glass and line with sugar or salt (optional).
- Add ice and one shot of tequila to the glass.
- Pour in blended watermelon.
- Garnish with a lime wedge and mint.