How to Make a Margarita + 5 Best Margarita Recipes

Publish Date April 13, 2022 1 Minute Read

When it comes to refreshing cocktails, nothing beats a margarita. Whether you’re serving them frozen or on the rocks, they’re a delicious way to stay cool on a warm day—plus, they’re easy to prepare! We’ve put together a simple guide to help you learn how to make a margarita, then we’re sharing five of our best margarita recipes so you can put your new bartending skills to use.

Margarita Recipes

You don’t have to be a mixologist to create the perfect margarita. Grab your cocktail shaker or blender, your favorite tequila and get the party started with one of these easy-to-whip-up margarita recipes. From sweet to spicy, frozen to smoked, adults-only to kid-friendly, we have a margarita recipe for everyone.

Frosty mango, lime and orange take your taste buds to the tropics, regardless of the season.

Jalapeños slowly infuse into a homemade margarita mix for a drink that offers a bit of a kick.

Give your cocktails a smoky flavor! If you don’t have a smoker, try grilling the cut side of the limes over a medium-hot grill and rimming the serving glasses with store-bought smoked salt.

These cocktails get their heat from the Fresno chili pepper. For less heat, add the chili after shaking, or use as a garnish only. Mezcal lovers may want to increase the ratio of mezcal to tequila, too.

This margarita-inspired party drink is full of sparkling blueberry flavor and can be enjoyed by adults and kids alike.

More Margaritas and Tequila Cocktails

The fun doesn’t stop here. Explore our full collection of margarita recipes for endless possibilities. Remember to check out our digital coupons and weekly ad for everyday savings and deals you won't want to miss.