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Pink watermelon margarita with slices of jalapeño, lime, and watermelon.

Watermelon Jalapeño Margaritas

Sarah Baade
A balance of sweet and spicy - this watermelon jalapeño margarita is a great way to keep cool.
Course Drinks
Servings 4 margaritas


  • Blender


  • lime wedges and tajin or salt for rim of glasses
  • 1-2 jalapeños, sliced
  • 4 cups watermelon
  • cups tequila
  • ¼ cup orange liquor
  • juice of 2 limes
  • optional garnish: small watermelon slices, lime wedges, jalapeño slices


  • Rim of each glass with a lime wedge and tajin or salt.
  • Muddle two or more jalapeño slices (depending on how much heat you want in your margarita) in the bottom of each glass then top with ice.
  • In a blender, combine watermelon, tequila, orange liquor, and lime juice. Pour into glasses, garnish as desired and serve.


  • I muddle the jalapeños with the end of a wooden spoon.
  • You can cut a watermelon in half and scoop your four cups out with the measuring cup itself. 
Keyword Jalapeño, Margarita, Watermelon, Watermelon Jalapeño Margarita