Sugarfree Margarita Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

A margarita is a cocktail made using tequila, triple sec and lime juice that is served in a glass with a salted rim. A classic margarita can have upwards of 30 grams of carbs per serving, so this version is a real treat with only 3 grams of carbs per serving.


Recipe Yield: 1

Ingredients

    • 1 oz tequila
    • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    • 4 tablespoons water
    • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
    • 3 squeezes (0.75mL) Spenda Zero Liquid Sweetener
    • Small handful of ice
    • Coarse grain salt
    • Wedge or slice of lime

Directions

    1. Wet the rim of the margarita glass with a lime wedge.a
    2. Dip the rim into a small plate of coarse salt so it sticks to the edge of the rim.
    3. Combine all of the ingredients
    4. Serve over ice, strained into the glass – or blend in a blender for a frozen margarita.
    5. Garnish with a slice or wedge of lime.

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 70
Sodium: 240 milligrams
Carbohydrates: 3 grams
Sugars: 1 grams