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Ruby red grapefruit margarita

Ruby red grapefruit margarita
Los Angeles Times

Saddle up and make your way to any self-respecting watering hole these days and a classic margarita -- fresh lime juice, pure agave tequila and orange liqueur -- is only a few shakes away. But there's something about sipping this ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 4
  • Wedge of lime
  • 2 teaspoons coarse margarita salt
  • 14 ounces ruby red grapefruit juice, with pulp (about 3 medium grapefruits)
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 5 ounces reposado tequila
  • 2 ounces triple sec
  • 4 slices grapefruit or twists

Step 1Run a lime wedge halfway around the rims of four margarita glasses and dip into salt. Set aside.

Step 2Combine 7 ounces grapefruit juice, one-half ounce lime juice, 2 1/2 ounces tequila and 1 ounce triple sec in a cocktail shaker. Shake over ice until chilled. Strain into two ice-filled, salt-rimmed margarita glasses.

Step 3Garnish with a twist or slice of grapefruit. Repeat to make two more cocktails.

Each serving:
174 calories; 1 gram protein; 17 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 cholesterol; 2 1/2 mg. sodium.
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