Nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe

This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe maintains the intent of a traditional NorCal margarita, is easy to make, and keeps calories low while never compromising taste.
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I love margaritas. A lot. But one thing has become abundantly clear as I approach my 40th next week. Sugar equals calories that don’t burn off quite as fast as they used to. Plus, I honestly don’t care for super sugary margaritas. While I love a good NorCal margarita recipe, I often find myself without the amount of limes needed to make them and when we entertain and serve them it is less than ideal to juice twenty limes to make them for friends.

This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe is easy to make and keeps calories low while never compromising taste.

This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe maintains the intent of a traditional NorCal margarita, is easy to make, and keeps calories low while never compromising taste.

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On the quest for a low calorie and easy margarita, I switched things up just a bit to make this rather spectacular and refreshing Nearly NorCal Margarita.

This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe maintains the intent of a traditional NorCal margarita, is easy to make, and keeps calories low while never compromising taste.

Nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe Ingredients:

Tequila – I recommend a good Anejo tequila for a smooth taste. The good news is that tequila is literally made from the agave making it starch and gluten free. (Not the case with Vodka which comes from potatoes and corn the majority of the time.)

Club Soda

Tres Agaves Organic Margarita Mix – You can find this at most local grocery stores, BevMo and Total Wine.

This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe maintains the intent of a traditional NorCal margarita, is easy to make, and keeps calories low while never compromising taste.

Tres Agaves Organic Margarita Mix is our favorite mix because it literally contains three ingredients: fresh squeezed limes, purified water and organic agave nectar.

This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe maintains the intent of a traditional NorCal margarita, is easy to make, and keeps calories low while never compromising taste.

Nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe Directions:

1. Mix two parts tequila with one part Tres Agaves margarita mix.

2. Shake in a cocktail shaker and pour over ice.

3. Top with club soda.

A traditional NorCal Margarita is made with fresh squeezed lime juice and you can add a sweetener if needed.  We opted to use our favorite Tres Agaves Mix because it is pretty much the same ingredients but the recipe is SO much easier to make and saves a ton of time. This is so important when we are entertaining friends or having a party; really – who wants to spend all of their time in the kitchen when friends are over?

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This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe maintains the intent of a traditional NorCal margarita, is easy to make, and keeps calories low.

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Nearly NorCal Margarita
Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
5 mins
 

This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe maintains the intent of a traditional NorCal margarita, is easy to make, and keeps calories low while never compromising taste.

Course: Drinks
Servings: 2 people
Ingredients
  • 2 parts tequila
  • 1 part Tres Agaves margarita mix
  • club soda
  • ice
Instructions
  1. Mix two parts tequila with one part Tres Agaves margarita mix.

  2. Shake in a cocktail shaker and pour over ice.

  3. Top with club soda

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This nearly NorCal Margarita Recipe maintains the intent of a traditional NorCal margarita, is easy to make, and keeps calories low.

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