The Skinny Margarita Recipe

By Gayot Editors

How to Make a Low-Calorie Margarita

Those looking for an alternative to the traditional Margarita, which typically includes an orange liqueur such as Cointreau, might enjoy a “Skinny Margarita“. Made with 100 per cent organic agave nectar, the “Skinny Margaritacuts down on calories and alcohol content, resulting in a healthier, all-natural beverage. Extracted from the blue agave plant, the nectar features a lower glycemic index than sugar while maintaining the same sweetness and solubility.

– 1½ oz. tequila
– 1 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
– ¾ oz. Agave Nectar
– ¾ oz. pure water

• Pour into iced shaker.
• Shake all ingredients with ice.
• Add lime juice or agave nectar to taste.
• Serve on the rocks, no salt.

> Check out GAYOT’s Guide to Tequila.