Skinny Margarita

January 30, 2016 Linda LaRue

Most margarita recipes use highly caloric, sugary orange flavored liquors, such as curacao, triple sec or Grand Marnier that will bust your diet. Here’s a great recipe that is 0 grams of carbohydrates and only 112 calories versus a regular margarita, which has 740 calories!


1/4 cup fresh lime juice
½ cup club soda
2 packets Splenda
1 shot patron silver
lime wedge
½ tsp. orange extract

Directions: Mix together the orange extract, Splenda packets, and club soda. Put crushed ice into a shaker and pour this liquid over the ice. Add in 1 shot tequila, lemon and lime juice. Shake thoroughly then, pour into a glass. Calories: 112 per serving. Carbohydrates: 0 grams.

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