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Tommy's Margarita Recipe

Agave syrup is a very natural choice for margaritas, as opposed to using simple syrup made from cane sugar. When I started using it in 1985, little did I know that it would create a new gold standard in the world of tequila cocktails.
Tommy's Margarita Recipe

Servings: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes


1 lime wedge
kosher salt
2 ounces|57 ml reposado tequila
1 ounce|28 ml fresh lime juice
½ ounce|14 ml agave nectar or juice


  1. Moisten the outer rim of a rocks glass with the lime wedge and coat lightly with salt.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the tequila, lime juice, and agave nectar. Shake well, strain into the rocks glass, and serve.

From This Is My Secret Ingredient For Perfect Margaritas

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