By Mayo Clinic Staff

Dietitian's tip:

This recipe makes more simple syrup than you'll need. Keep the extra in the refrigerator for several days.

Number of servings

Serves 2
  1. Low Fat
  2. Low Sodium

Ingredients

    Simple syrup:

  1. 1/2 cup sugar
  2. 1/2 cup water
  3. Margaritas:

  4. 2 cups ice
  5. 1/2 cup fresh lime juice
  6. 3 tablespoons simple syrup
  7. Cut fresh fruit to garnish

Directions

In a small saucepan, heat sugar and water. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and chill.

In a blender, add ice, juice and simple syrup. Blend until smooth, pour in favorite chilled glass and garnish rim with cut fruit.

Nutritional analysis per serving

Serving size: 8 ounces

  • Total carbohydrate 17 g
  • Dietary fiber Trace
  • Sodium 2 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Protein Trace
  • Monounsaturated fat 0 g
  • Calories 68
  • Added sugars 12 g
  • Total sugars 13 g

Created by the chefs at Mayo Clinic's Dan Abraham Healthy Living Center.

March 19, 2019