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Avocado Margarita: The Ultimate Refreshing Summer Cocktail

Elevate your cocktail game with this unique Avocado Margarita recipe. Creamy, refreshing, and full of flavor, it's the perfect summer drink to impress your guests!

May 13, 2024
Avocado MargaritaPhoto By Canva
Difficulty Easy
Servings 1 people
Preparation 10 mins
Cooking 0 mins
Total 10 mins



  1. Prepare the glass. If desired, rim your glass with salt. To do this, rub a lime wedge along the rim of the glass and dip it in coarse salt. Set aside.
  2. In a blender, combine avocado, tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, agave syrup, jalapeño slices (optional), and a handful of ice cubes. Blend until smooth and creamy.
  3. Taste the margarita mixture and adjust the sweetness or spiciness to your preference by adding more agave syrup or jalapeño slices.
  4. Fill the prepared glass with the avocado margarita mixture.
  5. Garnish with a lime wedge, and serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Avocado Margarita
Serves 1
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8 g10.3%
Protein 2 g4%
Sodium 10 mg0.4%
Sodium 10 mg0.4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


  • Use Fresh Avocados: Ensure your avocados are fresh and ripe for the best flavor. They should be slightly soft but not mushy when pressed.
  • Salt or Sugar Rim: Customize the rim of your glass by using coarse salt for a savory touch or sugar for a sweet contrast.
  • Chill Ingredients: Keep the tequila, Cointreau, and lime juice chilled before blending to ensure a refreshing, cold drink.
  • Blend Thoroughly: Blend until completely smooth for a creamy consistency. Add more ice if the mixture needs additional chilling.
  • Customize Heat Levels: Add jalapeño slices based on your desired level of spiciness. Alternatively, use hot sauce for a different kind of heat.
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If you’re a margarita enthusiast looking for a unique twist on the classic cocktail, the Avocado Margarita is your perfect match. With its smooth and creamy texture, refreshing lime notes, and a hint of spice, this drink takes the margarita experience to a whole new level. Combining the creamy richness of avocado with the tangy flavor of fresh lime juice and tequila, this cocktail will surprise and delight your taste buds. Here’s how to make this standout drink at home.

Origins of The Avocado Margarita

The Avocado Margarita is more than just a creative twist on a classic; it's a fusion of cultures that reflects the culinary innovation found in modern mixology. Originating from the inventive bars of Mexico, where avocados are both a staple and a luxury, this drink takes the beloved fruit and transforms it into a decadent cocktail experience. The idea likely stemmed from the Mexican penchant for combining fresh, local ingredients in unexpected ways, offering a creamy, satisfying texture that enhances the sharpness of the tequila and the brightness of the lime.

In recent years, the Avocado Margarita has gained popularity in the United States, particularly in regions with strong Mexican culinary influences, such as Texas and California. Here, it's celebrated not only for its flavor but also for its novelty and visual appeal. It's often served in upscale Mexican restaurants and trendy bars, where bartenders enjoy showcasing their skills by blending the perfect creamy consistency. The cocktail's vibrant green color makes it a visually striking choice that stands out on the menu, enticing diners looking for something out of the ordinary.

Moreover, the Avocado Margarita embodies the growing trend towards healthier cocktail options. With the inclusion of nutrient-rich avocado, which is high in healthy fats and fiber, this drink offers a more substantial nutritional profile than many other cocktails. It caters to the health-conscious consumer who wants to enjoy a night out without straying too far from their dietary preferences. As people become more interested in what goes into their food and drinks, the Avocado Margarita stands as a testament to the versatility and enduring appeal of combining traditional ingredients in new and exciting ways.

What To Serve with Avocado Margarita?

Avocado margaritas are a unique and flavorful twist on the classic cocktail, and they pair well with a variety of dishes.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Avocado Margaritas:

  • Guacamole: Enhance the avocado theme by serving freshly made guacamole with crispy tortilla chips.
  • Fish Tacos: The creamy texture of the avocado margarita complements the lightness of fish tacos perfectly.
  • Chicken Quesadillas: The heat from the chicken quesadillas balances the cool creaminess of the avocado margarita.
  • Classic Ceviche: The fresh flavors of ceviche, with its citrus-marinated seafood and crisp vegetables, are a delightful contrast to the rich avocado margarita.
  • Black Bean Salad: The earthy flavors of black beans and the brightness of lime juice in a salad make a refreshing side dish for avocado margaritas.

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