Make-Your-Own Margaritas

Makes 1 Drink
Start the party with a pitcher of premade margaritas and anticipate the need for seconds with a self-service bar.


  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) silver tequila
  • 1/2 ounce (1 tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons) triple sec
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) fresh lime juice
  • Ice cubes and salt (optional), for serving


  1. Pour tequila, triple sec, and lime juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well. Dip glass in salt if desired, and fill with ice. Strain drink into glass.
cook's note
To make a pitcher, multiply the drink ingredients by eight, and stir.
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