Wednesday Recipe: Frozen Watermelon Margarita




  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 lime zest
  • 1 lime wedge


  • 4 cups chopped watermelon
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup silver tequila
  • 1/4 cup triple sec
  • 4 slices watermelon, for garnish
  • 4 lime rounds, for garnish


  • Place watermelon on a large baking sheet and freeze until hardened, at least 2 hours.
  • Combine salt, sugar, and lime zest on a small plate and stir to combine. Use lime wedge to wet rim of margarita glasses then dip rims in salt mixture.
  • In a blender, combine frozen watermelon, lime juice, tequila, and triple sec and blend until smooth.
  • Pour into rimmed glasses and garnish with a watermelon slice and lime round.