Margarita, the Cinco de Mayo Cocktail

Grab your sombrero and celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this tasty Margarita. Fancy glass not necessary. Cheers!

6 oz. Tequila
4 oz. fresh squeezed lime juice
2 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. agave nectar
Ice, as needed to mix
½ cup kosher salt
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. cayenne pepper


  • Mix the salt, cumin and cayenne pepper and place in a flat plate
  • With a moist towel, wet the rim of 2 glasses and then dip the glasses on the flavored salt
  • In a drink shaker, mix Tequila, lime juice, agave, Cointreau and cover with ice
  • Shake well for 20 seconds
  • Pour into rimmed glasses
  • (You may also blend with ice for 1 minute)