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The Best Pitcher Margaritas

A classic margarita using fresh limes and the best tequila are made in larger pitchers and are the perfect party staple.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine General
Servings 12 Served
Calories 341 kcal

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


  • 36 Oz. Tequila
  • ¼ Cup Triple Sec
  • 1 ½ Cups Simple syrup I Cup of Sugar and 1 cup of water – see instructions
  • 24 Oz. Lime Juice fresh squeezed from about 24 limes
  • 12 Lime slices cut from 3 limes
  • Salt to rim the glasses
  • Ice


  • Make the simple syrup. Heat the sugar and water on the stove and stir until the sugar melts. Put your simple syrup to the side to cool.
  • Juice your limes into a large container or measuring cup. Add the tequila, triple sec and simple syrup. Mix and put in the refrigerator to chill. (At least two hours.)
  • Set up your margarita station: glasses, a plate of salt, a couple of lime wedges to rub the rim of the glass and slices of lime to garnish.
  • Rub the lime wedge around the rim of the glass and dip in the rim in the salt. Fill the glass with crushed ice. Add the margarita mix and garnish with a lime wheel.
  • Drink with pure excitement and delight – It is the perfect margarita after all!


Calories: 341kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 0.3gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.02gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 27mgPotassium: 103mgFiber: 0.4gSugar: 33gVitamin A: 32IUVitamin C: 19mgCalcium: 16mgIron: 2mg
Keyword cocktails, drinks, happy hour
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