- 1 cup fresh-squeezed lime juice
- ¾ cup simple syrup*
- 2 cups fresh-squeezed blood orange juice
- ½ cup tequila
- Salt for rim, if desired
- Extra lime and blood orange slices for garnish, if desired
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
Mix all ingredients together in a pitcher. To rim a glass with salt, rub blood orange juice around glass rim and dip in salt. Pour margaritas into glasses and garnish with lime and blood orange slices, optional.
Place water and sugar in a saucepan and stir. Heat on low until sugar dissolves, about 3 minutes. Cool completely.