Delicious Tequila Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Delicious Tequila Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

If you have been reading for awhile then you might know that I LOVE tequila. In fact, I have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to tacos and tequila. A little extreme, I think not! In my previous life, I actually used to work for a large beverage company and let’s just say me and tequila have a much better relationship now ;)

In this post, I’ve listed out some delicious, natural, low sugar tequila recipes to help you celebrate Cinco de Mayo without the guilt of too many tacos (no such thing) and too many sugary drinks.

Drink Your Greens

Delicious Tequila Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Casamigos Blanco

  • 2 oz. fresh green juice

  • 0.5 oz. fresh lime juice

  • 0.5 oz. agave nectar

  • 8 to 10 mint leaves

  • 2 cucumber slices

Directions:

Combine all ingredients into a tin shaker. Muddle mint and cucumber and shake vigorously for 8 to 10 seconds. Fine strain into rocks glass and add fresh ice. Garnish with cucumber slice and mint sprig.

Spicy Roots

Delicious Tequila Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Casamigos Blanco

  • 1 oz. fresh beet juice

  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice

  • 0.5 oz. agave nectar

  • 4 basil leaves

  • 2 serrano chili slices

  • 2 dashes orange bitters

  • ½ thick rim of Tajin salt mixture

Directions:

Combine all ingredients into a tin shaker. Muddle basil and serranos and shake vigorously for 8 to 10 seconds. Fine strain into rocks glass and add fresh ice. Garnish with basil leaf and serrano slice.

Casa Clean Margarita

Delicious Tequila Cocktails for Cinco de Mayo

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Casamigos Reposado

  • 2 oz. fresh lime juice

  • 0.5 oz. agave nectar

  • 2 dashes grapefruit bitters

  • 2 fresh ginger slices

Directions:

Combine all ingredients into a tin shaker. Muddle ginger and shake vigorously for 8 to 10 seconds. Fine strain into rocks glass and add fresh ice. Garnish with the half-moon grapefruit slice and lime wedge.

Raspberry, Lime and Tequila

Skinny Margarita recipes

Ingredients:

  • 8 raspberries

  • 1 teaspoon honey (I prefer a light honey, such as clover)

  • Juice of 1/2 lime

  • 2 fresh mint leaves

  • 1 ounce tequila

  • Cold sparkling water

Directions:

Place raspberries, honey and lime juice in a small measuring cup. Muddle mixture until raspberries release their juices. Strain through a fine mesh sieve, pressing down on solids to remove all liquid. Add mint leaves to the strained mixture and muddle to release mint fragrance. Pour mixture over ice and top with tequila and sparkling water. Serve immediately.

Aperol Tequila Cocktail

Skinny Margarita recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. blanco tequila

  • 1/2 oz. aperol

  • 1/2 oz.elderflower liqueur

  • 3/4 oz. lemon juice

  • 2 dashes angostura bitters

  • orange peel for garnish

Directions:

Place ice in a shaker. Add all the ingredients. Shake for 30 to 45 seconds. Pour over ice and garnish with an orange peel.

Skinny Paloma

Skinny Paloma recipe

This is my Personal Favorite!

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces fresh grapefruit juice (2-3 pink or red grapefruits, juiced)

  • 3 ounces tequila

  • 2 teaspoons lime juice

  • ice

  • grapefruit flavored sparkling water (optional)

  • pink Himalayan sea salt (for the rim)

Directions:

Add 1 shot of tequila, 6 ounces of grapefruit juice, 1 teaspoon of lime juice and ice into each glass. Stir to combine, add of splash of sparkling water (if using) and garnish with a lime wedge.

Strawberry Tequila Sunrise

Cinco de Mayo - Best Tequila Cocktails | Higher Level Living

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz strawberry pùree

  • 3 oz orange jùice

  • 1 1/2 oz teqùila

Directions:

Add strawberry pùree to a tall serving glass. Fill with ice. Add orange jùice and top with teqùila. Stir before serving.

Farmer’s Market Margarita

Skinny Margarita recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 ounces Corzo Silver

  • 2 sprigs cilantro

  • 2 slices cucumber

  • 2 slices jalapeno

  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 2 ounces distilled water

  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon sugar

  • 1 lime wheel, for garnish

Directions:

Combine first seven ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and shake. Serve over the rocks and garnish with lime wheel.

Want to save a drink recipe for later? Pin any of the photos in this post to Pinterest and revisit when you are ready to crafty your healthy, guilt-free tequila drinks on Cinco de Mayo! Have a favorite tequila drink recipe? Let’s hear all about it in the comments.