AS A MILLENNIAL, I love social media hashtags, like #TravelTuesday, #WanderlustWednesday, #TBT (throwback Thursday), #FridayFeeling, #SaturdaySelfie, and #SundayFunday.

So, I thought we would celebrate this wonderful Monday with a popular hashtag on Instagram, #MargaritaMonday by presenting you with the best margarita recipe! These ingredients will have your mouth watering for a margarita by the end of the day.

Use this as your #MondayMotivation to get through the day!

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces blanco tequila
  • 2 freshly squeezed limes
  • 1 fresh squeezed lemon
  • 1 fresh squeezed orange
  • 1 ounce Simple Syrup

Directions

SIMPLE SYRUP:

  • Boil 1 cup of water in a small saucepan and add 1 cup of sugar.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves.

NEXT:

  • Squeeze 2 limes, 1 lemon, and 1 orange to make fresh juice.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add tequila, lime/lemon/orange juice, and simple syrup.  Cover and shake until mixed and chilled, about 30 seconds.

OR

  • Blend ice, tequila, lime/lemon/orange juice, and simple syrup in a blender for a frozen margarita.

FINISH:

  • Take a chilled glass, rub a lime slice around rim, then press rim of the glass into kosher salt.
  • Pour margarita into the glass
  • Garnish with a slice of lime, lemon, orange or all 3!
  • Drink up!
  • Repeat.

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