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A cucumber mint margarita, garnished with small flowers and mint, on a table lightly sprinkled with salt.
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5 from 2 votes

Cucumber Mint Margarita

This delightfully refreshing margarita is a traditional recipe with a minty, cucumber twist! It’s not too sweet, not too sour, it has a delicately salted rim and it’s muddled to perfection. A perfect pool-party signature cocktail!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 301kcal

Equipment

  • cocktail shaker
  • spare glass or shaker
  • muddler
  • cocktail jigger
  • glass

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. silver tequila
  • 1 oz. lime juice - fresh
  • 1 oz. Cointreu
  • 3 slices cucumber
  • 1 sprig mint

Instructions

  • Prepare your glass with a salted rim.
  • Add 2 oz. silver tequila to a shaker with mint and cucumber. Muddle. Strain tequila into a spare glass and remove the muddled cucumber and mint. Return the tequila to the shaker with ice, and add 1oz. lime juice and 1 oz. Cointreau. Shake vigorously.
  • Pour margarita with ice into prepared glass and serve.

Notes

If you'd like to make this cocktail sweeter:
If you like a little more sweetness in your margarita, add ½ tsp. agave nectar or ½ oz. simple syrup. You can also add a tiny bit more Cointreau.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 301kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 66mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin C: 17mg