Earthy Delights Recipe

Blood Orange Margarita

Blood Orange Margarita
In this unusual Margarita recipe, the bright, tart flavor and refreshing acidity of blood oranges make for an unforgettable and vividly colored cocktail.

Coarse salt
2 ozof tequila
1-1/2 oz fresh lime juice
¾ oz orange liqueur
1 tsp agave nectar
1 oz blood orange purée
blood orange or other citrus for garnishing



Wet the rim of a margarita glass with lime juice.


"Rim" the glass with salt by placing a tablespoon or so of the salt on a plate, then rotating the moistened rim of the glass in the salt.


Fill the a cocktail shaker with ice, then add the tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur, agave nectar and blood orange puree. Shake vigorously.


Strain the shaken cocktail into the glass and serve straight up or on the rocks, garnished with a wedge of citrus of your preference.