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If you’re celebrating Cinco De Mayo with cocktails, here’s a lighter skinny margarita recipe. Serve this on the rocks, Olé!
Other skinny cocktails I love are Basil Cucumber Gin Coolers, Citrus Margarita Spritzer, Iced Green Tea Mojito and Watermelon Martinis to name a few.
It seems like everyone on TV is making a Skinny Cookbook these days. The Real Housewives of New Jersey, Teresa Giudice just came out with a new cookbook called Skinny Italian. Bethanny Frankel, from the Real Housewives of New York has a cookbook called the Skinnygirl Dish and is the creator of the much hyped Skinnygirl Margarita.
More Skinny cocktails:
- Celery Cilantro Cocktail
- Pomegranate Martini
- Mango Bellini
- Boozy Watermelon Lime Granita
- Classic Cuban Mojito
If you're celebrating Cinco De Mayo with cocktails, here's a lighter skinny margarita recipe. Serve this on the rocks, Olé!
Yield: 1 serving
Serving Size: 1 drink
- 2 oz of Clear Premium Tequila
- .5 oz Orange Liquor
- Juice of 1 Fresh Lime
- Combine all ingredients over a glass of ice.
- Garnish with a lime wedge.
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Serving: 1 drink, Calories: 185.5 kcal, Carbohydrates: 3.3 g, Protein: 0.2 g, Sodium: 1 mg, Fiber: 0.2 g, Sugar: 1 g
54 comments on “Skinny Margarita”
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People, stop trying to mess up a good thing. Crystal light, club soda … Meh. A true Rita has certain components… Premium clear tequila, real FRESH lime juice & orange liquor…. Ice & some salt on the rim. Anyone who needs overly sweet mixes and artificial flavors, just dosent like tequila or margaritas…. The piña coladas are to the left.
If you muddle in cucumber and jalapeno it's super yummy!
So good! Used 16oz glass filled with crushed ice. Followed instructions, then topped off w/ diet Sierra Mist. So good! Better than most restaurants! Thank you Gina!!!
Crystal Lite has all that artifical crap! Try using lemon-lime Zevia soda. Found at Super Targets and Whole foods. Zevia is great! Lots of different flavors. you can get coupons on their website and on their Face Book page.
Simple, delicious,and strong.
Awesome! This is not a sweet margarita, perfect for sipping.
Crystal Light now sells Margarita and Mojito flavored drink mixes (5 calories per cup). Add 3/4 oz tequilla for 2ww points+ (not bad at all!)
Add 1 oz of tequila for 2points+ as well. Love it. 🙂
Miss Gina ~ I came to your site by trying to find the Skinny Girl margarita recipe – tryin to save $$ and make everything ourselves vs buying the bottle, anyway, I got sidetracked looking at all the beautiful pictures and reading all the wonderful, healthful recipes! EXCELLENT JOB MA'AM! Thank you for all your hard work, time and effort. I will bookmark this page and refer to it daily. Thank you again, and God Bless! April
Thanks for sharing!! Or try Sinless Margarita mix with Stevia, only 5 calories per serving!
HG's Magical Low-Calorie Margarita
PER SERVING (entire recipe, 1 margarita): 115 calories, 0g fat, 55mg sodium, 2g carbs, 0g fiber, <0.5g sugars, 0g protein — PointsPlus® value 4*
3/4 cup Sierra Mist Free (or Diet Sprite Zero, or your other fave no-cal lemon-lime soda)
*1.5 oz. tequila
1 packet (two 5-calorie servings) sugar-free powdered drink mix, lemonade (like the one by Crystal Light) 2 tbsp. lime juice
Optional: lime slice for garnish and salt or no-calorie sweetener for rim of glass
If desired, run some lime juice along the rim of the glass and dip into a dish of salt or sweetener. Mix all ingredients together. Pour over 1 cup of crushed ice. Optional: Garnish with lime slice. Enjoy. Serves 1!
This recipe is by far my fav…it is delish!
Is the packet not pre mixed in water???
well, I would like to say my margarita was delicious, but it was just foul!!! Couldn't find the orange liquor….so thot maybe we could go with out it….nope!! It was awful!!! So, we wanted to try the pom martini, and can't find the pom juice in our little town….we tried tho!!!
I just had to share….I just purchased at Wal-Mart the Great Value brand a light drink mix called Lime Margarita. It's great. I made a glass and added a shot of tequila. Not bad a 16oz margartia…for two points!!!! Also noticed Bethany F has a skinnygirl margarita pre-made…it was $12.50 and 37.5 calories for 1.5 oz….not a great deal on points.
Hi, I've used GV Lime Margarita mix too, It was great! But I cannot find it anymore! Any ideas?
Thanks so much for all you do. You make losing weight fun!
I add 1/2 tsp of agave nectar to sweeten it a bit and when some of the ice melts, the drink is great!