Low-Carb and Weight Watchers Margaritas

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo without crashing your diet. No fiesta is complete without an icy cold margarita, and these two recipes will give everyone a reason to say cheers! You can serve this low-carb or Weight Watchers margarita alongside any of our delicious Mexican recipes with a healthier spin.

low carb margarita recipeLow-Carb Margarita
This classic margarita has less than 3.1 grams of carbs.


  • 1 jigger (1.5 oz) tequila
  • 2 Tbs. (1 oz) lime juice – fresh or bottled
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. orange extract
  • 1 Tbs. artificial sweetener (i.e. a liquid, carb-free brand)
  • Ice – small handful
  • Margarita salt or kosher salt


  • Wet the rim of the glass and dip into a small plate of salt.
  • Combine all ingredients
  • You can either serve it over ice, strained into the glass, or blended in a blender

weight watchers margaritaWeight Watchers Raspberry Margarita

A refreshing twist on this Mexican cocktail has only 4 Weight Watchers Points.


  • 1 cup sorbet, margarita- or lime-flavored
  • 3/4 cup seltzer, lemon-lime
  • 1/3 cups raspberries
  • Shot of tequila


  • In a blender, combine all the ingredients
  • Puree until smooth
  • Pour into a tall, chilled glass

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