Watermelon Margarita


  • Kosher salt
  • 1 lime wheel
  • 3 ounces Salted Watermelon Juice (see link below) or fresh watermelon juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila blanco
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Place some salt on a small plate.  Rub rim of an old-fashioned or rocks glass with lime wheel (reserve for serving); dip in salt.

Step 2: Combine watermelon juice, tequila, and lime juice in a cocktail shaker.  Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds.  Strain cocktail through a Hawthorne strainer or a slotted spoon into a prepared glass.  Garnish with reserved lime wheel.

Check here for instructions on homemade Salted Watermelon Juice

Enjoy this delicious summer beverage from BonAppetit!