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Jalapeño Basil Margarita is the perfect refreshing cocktail during warm weather months. By Mama Maggie’s Kitchen
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5 from 2 votes

Jalapeño Basil Margarita

Jalapeño Basil Margarita is a break out of taste sensations. Light and refreshing with just enough spice that it’s not overwhelming.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1


  • Salt
  • Water
  • Tequila
  • Triple Sec
  • Lime Juice
  • Agave nectar
  • Basil
  • Jalapeño


  • Pour the lime juice, agave nectar, and basil into a cocktail shaker.
  • Muddle the basil for 1 minute, bruising the basil leaves, really extracting all the flavor.
  • Add tequila, triple sec, jalapeño, and ice.
  • Cover and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted.
  • Serve.
  • Garnish with more basil and jalapeño.
  • Enjoy.


If you want you can  garnish with more basil and jalapeño. It's ptional.