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Margarita Tradicional


  • 2 fluid ounces blanco tequila
  • 1 fluid ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 fluid ounce Grand Marnier
  • 1/2 fluid ounce agave nectar

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Want a traditional margarita you can make at home? This recipe is courtesy of Mercadito Restaurant in Chicago--so, if you want to go out instead, now you know where to head!

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Foodie Byte: Mercadito recommends using El Jimador blanco, Grand Marnier, fresh lime juice, and organic agave nectar. This recipe’s amounts can be increased to yield more portions.


  1. In a mixer, mix all ingredients.
  2. Shake and pour liquid over ice.
  3. Can salt the rim of glass using for serving.