Grapefruit and tequila cocktail recipe

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Grapefruit and tequila cocktail are so easy to make. Perfect for enjoying in the summer sunshine this cocktail is sure to get the party started

  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time
Total Time5 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories78 Kcal4%

Get the party started with these fruity grapefruit and tequila cocktails. They’re so simple to make and ideal for enjoying in the summer sunshine. This classic Mexican recipe will become a party favourite. Serve with thick lime wedges and rim each glass with salt for a traditional finish. The grapefruit works really well with the tequila to make it sweet and not too over powering.


  • 150ml tequila
  • 300ml pink grapefruit juice
  • Lemonade or tonic water
  • Ice cubes, to serve
  • Lime wedges, for decoration




  1. Rub the edge of a wedge of lime around the rim of each glass and then dip them in salt, to give a light coating.
  2. Mix together the tequila and grapefruit juice. Add lemonade or tonic water to taste.
  3. Put ice cubes in the glasses and fill with the drink and decorate with lime wedges. Serve immediately.
Top Tip for making Grapefruit and tequila cocktail

Swap the grapefruit for orange juice or lemon instead


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