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Virgin Margarita

Step into the world of tangy citrus and a touch of sweetness with a Virgin Margarita.

This non-alcoholic rendition of the classic Mexican cocktail is a perfect choice for those who want to enjoy the zesty flavors without the spirits.

Key Takeaways

  • Who This Drink Appeals To: Anyone seeking a refreshing and alcohol-free alternative to the traditional Margarita.
  • Estimated Duration: Quick and easy, around 10 minutes.
  • Nutrition Facts: Low in calories, with a burst of citrus goodness.

About This Recipe

The Virgin Margarita captures the essence of the original cocktail with a blend of citrus flavors, making it a crowd-pleaser for all occasions.

Equipment Required

  1. Blender
  2. Margarita or highball glass
  3. Salt for rimming (optional)


  • 1 cup of ice cubes
  • 3/4 cup of freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons of agave syrup or simple syrup
  • Lime wedges for garnish


  1. Prepare the Glass (Optional): Rim the margarita glass with salt by running a lime wedge along the rim and dipping it in salt.
  2. Blend Ingredients: In the blender, combine ice cubes, lime juice, orange juice, and agave syrup. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour Into Glass: Pour the blended mixture into the prepared glass.
  4. Garnish: Garnish with a lime wedge on the rim for a decorative touch.

Side Dishes

Pair your Virgin Margarita with a plate of loaded nachos and fresh salsa for a classic and satisfying combination.

Storage Options

It is best enjoyed immediately to preserve the icy texture, but you can store the blended mixture in the freezer for a short time.

Ingredient Substitutes

Experiment with different citrus juices like grapefruit or lemon to create your unique Virgin Margarita twist.


For a frozen treat, pour the blended mixture into popsicle molds and freeze for Virgin Margarita popsicles. Virgin Piña Colada and Virgin Sangria are good alternatives.


The Virgin Margarita is more than a drink; it’s a burst of citrusy joy. Whether enjoyed poolside or at a festive gathering, this alcohol-free version ensures that everyone can savor the classic Margarita experience. ¡Salud y margarita sin alcohol! (Cheers and non-alcoholic margarita!)