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Pink Grapefruit Margarita

For a classic presentation, salt the edge of your glasses by running a lime wedge around the rim and rolling in kosher salt.
a glass of pink grapefruit margarita
  • Makes 2 drinks
  • Prep Time 5 minutes
  • Cook Time 0 minutes


  • 1 1/2 cups fresh pink grapefruit juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • 1/4 cup Meyer lemon syrup or lime syrup
  • 2 grapefruit wedges for garnish

Alcohol options: Tequila or Cointreau


In a small pitcher, stir together the grapefruit juice, lime juice, and Meyer lemon syrup. Pour into two margarita glasses filled with ice, and garnish with a grapefruit wedge.
If you’d prefer your margarita blended, simply put the grapefruit juice, lime juice, Meyer lemon syrup and 1 1/2 cups of ice in a blender and blend until the ice is crushed. Pour into margarita glasses and garnish with a grapefruit wedge.

This recipe originally appeared in the July/August 2014 issue of Experience LifeLife Time’s whole-life health and fitness magazine. 

Photography by: Andrea D’Agosto; Prop Styling: Alicia Buszczak; Food Stylist: Marian Cooper Cairns

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Betsy Nelson

Betsy Nelson (a.k.a. “That Food Girl”), is a Minneapolis-based food stylist and recipe developer.


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