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Coconut Water Margarita Recipe

When Coconut Water Meets a Margarita, You Know Cocktail Magic Is Happening

Coconut water is seriously nature's thirst-quenching gift. It tastes great on its own and blended into smoothies, but if you're after a little next-level inspiration, we have a pro tip for you: try using the potassium-packed drink as a cocktail base. Seriously.

You could, for instance, mix it with whiskey. Better yet, you could channel your inner mixologist and craft it into a margarita, featuring coconut-flavored tequila and hints of juicy Summer pineapple like this delicious hydrating margarita, courtesy of chef Christy Vega of LA hot spot Casa Vega. Ready to try it? Find the nearest bar cart and read on for the full recipe. Then, discover even more tasty margarita options.

Hydrating Margarita

Christy Vega

Coconut Water Margarita Recipe


  1. 1 1/2 oz. 1800 Coconut Tequila
    2 oz. coconut water
    1 oz. pineapple juice
    Shaken and served on the rocks


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Add coconut tequila, coconut water, and pineapple juice.
  3. Cover and shake until mixed and chilled, about 30 seconds.
  4. Strain margarita into a glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with pineapple or limes.
Image Source: Casa Vega
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