Delicious Pomegranate Margarita Recipe

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Do you love pomegranates? Then this holiday season, turn them into pomegranate margaritas for an epic party starter. This pomegranate margarita recipe is a boozy drink that will set the mood right.

Pomegranate Margarita Recipe

Pomegranate margarita is a delightful drink. Its bright red color looks stunning, the taste is A+, and the booze in it is A++. 

Pomegranate margarita has sweet and sour flavors of lime juice and pomegranate that do the tango with tequila to make a kickass drink.

What’s the best part? This drink comes together in under 10 minutes. To make this drink, you fill all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, shake it, and serve. Let’s check out the ingredients!

What Equipment Will You Need To Make Pomegranate Margarita?

  • Bowl – You will need a bowl to make lime sugar.
  • Plate – A plate will be used to coat the cocktail glass with lime sugar.
  • Knife – A knife will be required to cut the lime.
  • Cocktail Glass – A cocktail glass will be required to serve the drink.
  • Cocktail Shaker – A cocktail shaker will be used to make the margarita.

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Pomegranate Margarita?

Preparation TimeTotal Time
8 Minutes8 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Pomegranate Margarita?

Margarita

  • Lime Juice – To make a pomegranate margarita, you will need one ounce of fresh lime juice for a punch of citrus flavor.
  • Premium silver Tequila – To make the margarita boozy, you will need two ounces of premium silver tequila.
  • Pomegranate Juice – Pomegranate is the main ingredient of the margarita. You will need two ounces of pomegranate juice.
  • Triple Sec – Triple sec is an orange-flavored liqueur. You will need three fourth ounces of triple sec.
  • Simple Syrup – To balance the citrus flavors, add three-fourths of simple syrup (plus more to taste).
  • Ice – Margaritas are best served cold. You will need 6-8 ice cubes.
  • Lime Wheel – To garnish the drink, you will need a wheel of lime.
  • Lime Wedge -A lime wedge will be required to rim the glass.

Lime Sugar 

  • Sugar – To flavor the glass rim, you will need a few tablespoons of sugar.
  • Lime Zest – To the sugar, you will add one and a half teaspoons of lime zest.
Pomegranate Margarita Recipe

Steps To Make Pomegranate Margarita

1. Prepare Lime Sugar

To make lime sugar, combine sugar and lime zest in a bowl. Using your fingertips, rub them together to release citrus oils. Spread the mixture on a plate as wide as your cocktail glass rim.

2. Make The Margarita

Cut a slice of lime and run it around the rim of the glass. Dip the glass in the lime sugar and turn the glass until the rim is evenly coated with lime sugar.

Fill the glass with ice. Add pomegranate juice, lime juice, tequila, triple sec, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Shake it for 30 seconds and pour the margarita into the glass. Garnish the glass with a lime wheel.

Pomegranate Margarita For A Crowd

If you wish to make a pomegranate margarita for a crowd, you can combine 2 cups of pomegranate juice with one cup of fresh lime juice, 2 cups of tequila, 3/4 cup of triple sec, and 3/4 cup simple syrup in a 2-quart pitcher and stir everything together. 

Serve this drink just as instructed above. This pitcher of pomegranate margarita makes 8 cocktails.

Nutritional Value

Calories480 kcal
Carbohydrates53 g
Protein0.2 g
Fat0.4 g
Saturated Fat0.1 g
Sodium 8 mg
Potassium162 mg
Fiber0.2 g
Sugar50 g
Viatmin A14IU
Vitamin C9 mg
Calcium11 mg
Iron0.1 mg

How Will Pomegranate Margarita Look And Taste Like?

The pomegranate margarita has a sweet and mildly tart taste. It is a bright red-colored cocktail that looks festive. 

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Pomegranate Margarita Recipe

Pomegranate Margarita Recipe

Try out this pomegranate margarita with a lovely twist on the traditional margarita. Its the perfect holiday day you can serve your guests.
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Prep Time 8 mins
Total Time 8 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 480 kcal

Equipment

Bowl
Plate
Knife
Cocktail Glass
Cocktail Shaker

Ingredients
  

Lime Sugar

  • 3 tablespoons Sugar
  • teaspoon  Lime Zest

Pomegranate Margarita

  • 1 ounce Fresh Lime Juice
  • 2 ounces Premium Silver Tequila
  • 2 ounces Pomegranate Juice
  • ¾ ounce Triple Sec
  • ¾ ounce Simple Syrup (plus more to taste)
  • Ice
  • Lime Wheel for garnish
  • Lime Wedge to rim glass

Instructions
 

Lime Sugar

  • To make lime sugar, combine sugar and lime zest in a bowl.
  • Using your fingertips, rub them together to release citrus oils. Spread the mixture on a plate as wide as your cocktail glass rim.

Pomegranate Margarita

  • Cut a slice of lime and run it around the rim of the glass. Dip the glass in the lime sugar and turn the glass until the rim is evenly coated with lime sugar.
  • Fill the glass with ice.
  • Add pomegranate juice, lime juice, tequila, triple sec, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake it for 30 seconds and pour the margarita into the glass. Garnish the glass with a lime wheel.

Nutrition

Calories: 480kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 50g | Vitamin A: 14IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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Frequently Answered Questions (FAQs)

What ingredients are required to make a pomegranate margarita?

To make a pomegranate margarita, you need pomegranate juice, lime juice, triple sec, premium silver tequila, and simple syrup.

Can we make a pomegranate margarita ahead of time?

Yes, a pomegranate margarita can be prepared ahead of time, especially for a big gathering. Prepare your glasses coated with lime sugar ahead of time, make the margarita in a pitcher, and serve when your guests arrive.

How can we make the pomegranate margarita sweeter?

You can increase the quantity of simple syrup to make the pomegranate margarita sweeter in taste.

Conclusion

Try out this festive-looking and refreshing pomegranate margarita recipe for your next big party. Tell me all the rave reviews your guests shared about this drink in the comments section below!  

Disclaimer The images added in this blog post have been taken from The Pioneer Woman and Lemon Blossoms.

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