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Skinny Jalapeño Watermelon Margaritas

The best skinny jalapeño watermelon margaritas naturally sweetened with watermelon juice and a touch of agave. This sweet and spicy watermelon margarita recipe is easy to make for the ultimate summer cocktail! Options to make a small batch or a pitcher to share.

Course Drinks, Healthy Cocktail
Cuisine hispanic
Keyword skinny watermelon margarita, spicy watermelon margaritas, watermelon margaritas
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 margarita
Calories 186 kcal
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • ¼ cup Silver Tequila
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (about 1 small lime)
  • ¼ cup fresh watermelon juice*
  • 2-4 jalapeño slices, depending on how spicy you like it.
  • 1 teaspoon agave nectar
  • Ice, for shaking
  • Coarsely ground sea salt


  1. Add salt to a small plate. Use a lime wedge to wet the rim of the glass; dip the top of the glass in the salt, rolling from side to side until well coated.
  2. Next fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the tequila, lime juice, watermelon juice, jalapeno slices, and agave nectar. Put on the lid and shake for 15-30 seconds; strain the liquid into a glass and garnish with a fresh watermelon wedge. (You can also add a few jalapeno slices to the bottom of the glass, but only if you like it extra spicy!) Taste and add extra sweetener if necessary.

Recipe Notes

You can double, triple or quadruple this recipe.

To make fresh watermelon juice: Simply blend ½-1 cup seedless watermelon cubes, then pour over a fine mesh strainer into a glass. Measure out what you need for the margaritas.

To make a pitcher: For 8 drinks you will need: 2 cups silver tequila, 1 cup lime juice, 2 cups watermelon juice 1-2 jalapenos (sliced), 2 ½-3 tablespoons agave nectar. Pour into a large pitcher, add ice and stir well with a wooden spoon until well combined. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Skinny Jalapeño Watermelon Margaritas
Amount Per Serving (1 margarita)
Calories 186
% Daily Value*
Carbohydrates 9.5g3%
Sugar 9.6g11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.