10 Creative (and Clean) Margarita Recipes You Must Try

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Stop Settling For Margarita Mix From A Plastic Bottle

Cinco de Mayo is the official kick-off to summer in our book. Ok, yes, we know that the solstice is technically on June 21st, but if a limey beverage under the sun doesn’t spell chill time than we don’t know what does. Imbibe with impunity by enjoying these cocktails that are free of those odd ingredients that often make their way into margarita recipes.

We’ll pass on the limeade and soda, thank you very much. Only creative, delicious Margarita recipes for us! These drinks are bright, flavorful and begging to be your amigo all summer (and beyond) long.

Our 10 Best Creative Margarita Recipes For Cinco

Sweet and Spicy Diablo Cocktail
Some like it hot, and by “some” we mean us. This drink from our test kitchen gets its fiery kick from Serrano chili.

White Peach Margarita from Bobby Flay
No added sugar necessary in this one – just peach schnapps and peach puree. Perfect!

Skinny Margaritas, from COOKIE + kate
A teeny touch of agave and one secret ingredient give this drink surprising sweetness.

Grapefruit Margarita With a Hint of Cucumber, from Joy the Baker
Grapefruit is such a natural win in our favorite beverage, we may just add it every time!

Honey Lime Margaritas, from Clean Eating Magazine
We’ve never thought of creating a honey simple syrup, but now that we’ve discovered it, we’re never going back to using that grainy white stuff.

Paleo Margaritas, from Against All Grain
No sugar here, just a touch of honey.

Clean Eating Margarita Mix, from The Gracious Pantry
4 ingredients and all this flavor? No puede ser! But yes, it is possible when you’re using high-quality goods that pack a punch.

Jalapeno-Watermelon Margarita, from Eating Well
With a beautiful rosy hue, it’s hard to resist this refreshing drink.

Firecracker Berry Margarita Floats, from Half-Baked Harvest
These are basically ridiculous. Ridiculously tasty. Ridiculously fun. Ridiculously fabulous.

Clean Eating Virgin Coconut Sugar Margarita, from The Gracious Pantry
Frosty and totally refreshing, this citrusy beverage ditches white sugar for its coconut counterpart.