Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Skinny Margarita: Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Most margarita recipes use highly caloric, sugary orange flavored liquors, such as curocao, triple sec or grand marnier that will bust your diet. Here's a great recipe that is 0g carbs and only 112 calories versus a regular margarita, which has 740 calories!

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

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 limejuice. Shake thoroughly, then pour into a glass. Calories: 112 per serving. Carbohydrates: 0g.

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