Frozen Strawberry Margarita

The debate is on! Is a frozen margarita really a margarita? Who cares. It’s got booze in it, right?

Frozen Strawberry margarita with Fresh StrawberriesIf you believe that a margarita should always be above 32ºF, this ain’t for you. Head over here instead. It’s my favorite margarita recipe and it includes tips to make it perfect for your own taste buds.

If you like a good brain freeze, stay put. Here’s a great frozen margarita recipe just for you.

There are a three reasons why it’s so good. First, it uses fresh strawberries – intense real strawberry flavor without cloying sweetness. Second, it doesn’t call for a ton of sugar to be added so it’s not at all like a Slurpee. Third, a good good hit of lime.

Gah! One more reason, the booze. Really, anything with tequila just can’t be wrong.

Frozen Strawberry Margarita

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 16 oz. fresh strawberries, hulled
  • 3 cups ice cubes
  • 2 oz. simple syrup
  • 4 oz. tequila
  • 3 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. Triple Sec


  1. Put all ingredients in a powerful blender. Purée.

Christine Pittman

Christine is the Founder and Senior Editor of The Cookful. She also blogs at COOKtheSTORY where she specializes in easy healthy homemade recipes. Healthiness aside, she has been known to shred cheese onto a dinner plate, microwave it for 30 seconds, and then eat the messy goop with a spoon.