Marvelous Mango Margarita

My marvelous mango margarita recipe is so frosty and delicious you will want to run to the store to buy a mango!

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Mangos and me

Do I love mangos?

No. I don’t.

Do I like mangos? Sort of. I’ve grown to like them.

The three fruits that I’m not fond of are mangos, persimmons and papayas. I think it is because they are too sweet for me.

But, as I’ve been talking about my tastes changing through the years, I think they are changing also regarding these fruits. At least they have for mangos. I had some mango recently before I even knew that it was mango.

Imagine the surprise on my face: eyes wide, mouth open in a perfect “O”, hands slapped on cheeks.

I stammer, “B-b-b-but, I don’t like mangos.”

I blink rapidly as I look at that fruit that used to offend my very existence.

What else do I like that I used to loathe? I can’t wait to figure that out.

Even if I didn’t like mangos, pair the fruit with tequila, Cointreau and some lime and you’ve got a winning cocktail. So let’s do this!

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The ingredients for the mango margarita and the mixing

We have some Patron Silver tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, simple syrup and mango!

First thing I do is get my blender container and measure in 2 ounces tequila, 1 ounce Cointreau, 1 ounce of freshly squeezed lime juice and 1/2 ounce simple syrup.

Note:  If your mango is super sweet, you may not need the simple syrup. My mango was not sweet so I opted for some simple syrup.

Now I measure out a heaping 1/2 cup of mango.

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Into the blender it goes with the other ingredients! I also added approximately 1 1/2 cups of ice.

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First, I attach my blender to the base and blend away!

I grab my massive margarita glass and pour the mango margarita in it. I also garnish this delicious cocktail with 3 chunks of mango.

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See how happy that little doll looks!? She’s peeking around the glass to show you her glee!

Now, let’s look at a vertical view.

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Melting fast because of the high temperatures here in Massachusetts!

I hope you enjoyed this mango margarita recipe as much as I loved to drink this cocktail!

And as always, may all your dishes/drinks be delish!

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Marvelous Mango Margarita

This mango margarita is super tasty and hits the spot!
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Cocktails
Cuisine: Cocktails
Keyword: mango margarita
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 313kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces tequila I used Patron Silver
  • 1 ounce Cointreau or triple sec
  • 1 ounce lime juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup chopped mango heaping
  • 1 – 1 /2 cups or more of ice

Garnish

  • 2 chunks of mango

Instructions

Make it

  • Get your blender out and add tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, simple syrup, mango, and ice
    2 ounces tequila, 1 ounce Cointreau, 1 ounce lime juice, 1/2 ounce simple syrup, 1 – 1 /2 cups or more of ice, 1/2 cup chopped mango
  • Cap blender and blend until the mixture is thick
  • Pour into margarita glass
  • Place garnish in the drink
    2 chunks of mango
  • Sip
  • Sigh
  • Smile
  • Enjoy
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Nutrition

Serving: 10ounces | Calories: 313kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 138mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 31g | Vitamin A: 895IU | Vitamin C: 38.5mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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14 Comments

  1. This looks like the perfect summer cocktail! I love how smooth you got the ice–that’s always an issue for me.

  2. So interesting, mangoes are probably my favourite fruit, especially a few key varieties! Love the look of this mango margherita!

    1. Thank you Kavey. I wonder if it’s because I’m in the Boston area of the US, not many fresh mangos here, other than getting them from other parts of the world.

  3. I have always loved mangoes and could eat anything with mango in it. The weekend is almost here so bring on the mango margarita!! Yummy

  4. I can’t believe you’re not that keen on mangoes! They’re one of my favourite fruits, this looks like a fab recipe

  5. This margarita does look marvelous! This is the perfect recipe to end the day with! I can’t wait to try this.

  6. Such a wonderful margarita, so original with mangoes, I’m craving for one now, Cheers! If you are drinking it alone, we say you are drinking like a Swiss, it means that you forgot to fill the glasses of your guests 😀

    1. LOL Patty! I never do that. I always fill my guests glasses first. I may sometimes take the biggest portion, but can you blame me? 😉