Frozen Watermelon Margaritas

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"Refreshing summer drink from cookingdotcom. I wasn't able to find the Triple Citrus tequila, so just used the regular flavored and it was still good."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (422.7 g)
  • Calories 74.5
  • Total Fat - 0.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.4 mg
  • Sodium - 582.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 18.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2 g
  • Sugars - 8 g
  • Protein - 0.6 g
  • Calcium - 35.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.4 mg
  • Vitamin C - 32.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Place the melon chunks in a plastic bag, and freeze until solid (about 1 hour).

Step 2

Run the lime wedge around the rim of a large stemmed cocktail glass.

Step 3

Dip the moistened rim in salt.

Step 4

Set the lime wedge and glass aside.

Step 5

Repeat with the remaining wedges and 3 more glasses.

Step 6

Transfer about 3/4 of the melon chunks, separating them, to a blender.

Step 7

Add the tequila, triple sec, and lime juice, and blend until fairly smooth.

Step 8

Divide the cocktail mixture among the prepared glasses.

Step 9

Squeeze a lime wedge into each cocktail, drop the wedge into the glass and serve immediately.

Step 10

TEQUILA TIP: For an extra touch of color and flavor, mix 2 teaspoons finely minced lime zest (colored peel) into the salt before rimming the glass.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



We enjoyed this drink for lunch today. We used 1/2 the alcohol since we are such light weights. I accidentally froze my watermelon for 3 days but it worked out great.

review by:
(24 Jun 2020)


This is a fabulous margarita! I loveee the watermelon flavor. It's just the right amount of alcohol, too! What a perfect summer treat. Thank you for posting this fun cocktail!

review by:
(19 Jun 2020)


Guess what I'm going to be making during this Summer? You got it, this Margarita. It was so refreshing and loved how it came out. My main squeeze, loved it too! Thank you, Lazyme, for sharing.

review by:
(10 May 2020)


Wonderful recipe Miss Lazyme. I love tequila and this lovely Margarita does not disappoint. It is refreshing and flavorful, just the way I like em. Quick and easy to make, I'll be enjoying a few more of these this summer. I froze a lot of watermelon. Thank you for sharing this tasty beverage. Made For Beverage Anyone? Tag Game -Cinco De Mayo Celebration

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(5 Jun 2015)