watermelon margarita recipe

Get Ready – This Watermelon Margarita Recipe Has A Bit Of A Kick

Spice up your summer entertaining with our zesty Jalapeno-Watermelon Margarita recipe. It’s the perfect specialty cocktail for hot summer nights.

Makes 6 servings


Glass Rim

2 tsp sugar
1 tbsp lime zest
1 lime wedge


3½ cups cubed seeded watermelon (use baby watermelon for more flavour)
½ cup tequila (for a hit of spice, infuse tequila with a few slices of jalapeno in fridge for 2 hours)
1 tbsp sugar
3 tbsp fresh lime juice
1 tbsp triple sec liquer
Jalapeno slices, lime wedges and/or melon balls



1. Place sugar and lime zest in a saucer
2. Rub rim of glass with the lime wedge.
3. Dip the top of the glass in sugar mix and roll from side to side


3. Combine watermelon, tequila, sugar, lime juice and triple sec in blender. Process margarita mixture until smooth.
4. Add ½ cup crushed ice to each glass. Fill the glasses with margarita.
5. Garnish with jalapeno slices, lime wedges and/or melon balls

Hello Yellow Tip:

To make this non-alcoholic, simply omit the tequila and the triple sec.

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