This recipe makes extra simple syrup, which can be kept in the refrigerator for several days.
Serves 1

Ingredients:

Simple syrup (makes 3/4 cup):

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water

Margarita (1 glass):

  • 2 cups ice
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons simple syrup

Cut fresh fruit to garnish

Directions:

In small sauce pan, heat water and sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and chill. (Simple syrup may be refrigerated for several days.)

In blender, add ice, juice and simple syrup. Blend until smooth, pour in favorite chilled glass and garnish rim with cut fruit.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

Serving size: About 2 cups (16 fluid ounces)
  • Total carbohydrate: 35 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.5 g
  • Sodium: 10 mg
  • Saturated fat: 0 g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0 g
  • Total fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 0.5 g
  • Calories: 140
  • Fruits: 1
  • Sweets: 1
  • Fruits: 1
  • Sweets desserts and other carbohydrates: 1
Last Updated: 2013-03-01
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