Margarita Monday should be everyday. For those of us who need a drank and pizza you could head over to Wood & Fire, in Pleasantville … or you can try out our dope classic margarita recipe without all the fruity frills.

We created this DIY recipe for a classic margarita and it is seriously good and seriously easy.

Margarita recipe

Photo by Heather Hayes

Pizza might not be the best combo with margaritas so try pairing this drink with the perfect guacamole and some fresh salsa.

Classic Margarita

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:0 minutes
  • Total Time:10 minutes
  • Servings:1
  • Easy


  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 1/2 oz Tequilia
  • 1 oz Triple Sec
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 1 slice of lime (for garnish)
  • Salt or sugar
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  • Step 1

    Pour enough salt or sugar on a small plate to cover it. Rub the glass with a sliced lime and dip the glass into the salt or sugar, make sure the rim is covered.

    Feel free to skip this step if you don’t have the goods.


    Photo by Heather Hayes
  • Step 2

    Add lime juice, patron silver – or your favorite tequila, triple sec, and simple syrup in a glass. Stir.

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  • Step 3

    Garnish with a slice of lime and ice cubes if desired.

    Photo By Heather Hayes