Go Back
Healthy Margarita with chips and salsa
Print Recipe
5 from 3 votes

Healthy Margarita

Margarita made from scratch using real-deal, high-quality and delicious ingredients! We swap out sugar-laden mixes for fresh lime juice, Cointreau and a touch of agave
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Healthy Margarita
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 200kcal
Author: Kelly Wagner, MS, RD, LDN


  • cocktail shaker
  • rocks glass


  • 1.5 ounces tequila
  • 1.5 ounces fresh lime juice about 2 limes
  • 3/4 ounce Cointreau
  • 1/4 teaspoon agave
  • 1 ounce club soda
  • lots of ice


  • In your cocktail shaker, add tequila, fresh lime juice, Cointreau and agave
  • Fill rocks glass entirely to rim with ice. Add a handful of ice to cocktail shaker with ingredients
  • Shake until cold
  • Strain into glasses
  • Top with club soda, garnish with lime, enjoy!!


  • 1.5 oz = 3 tablespoons and 3/4 oz = 1.5 tablespoons
  • If you like it spicy, take a 1.5-2 inch piece of jalapeño, dice and add to cocktail shaker. Garnish with jalapeño slice and tajín rim!
  • For instructions on how to make a salt or tajín rim, see blog post