Keto Classic Margarita

Nothing beats a classic Margarita and you'll be happy to know you can enjoy this low carb version on the keto diet!

Keto Classic Margarita

A Keto Classic Margarita is definitely one of our favorite and easiest low carb cocktails to make. We replaced the sugar with Erythritol and cut down on the carbs but not the flavor!

The salted rim is completely optional, but it adds a nice savory touch that compliments the tequila and is very traditional on a margarita cocktail! Four ingredients and a jar is all you need to recreate this refreshing drink!

Delicious low carb classic margarita

Low Carb Margarita Ingredients

This classic margarita recipe is super easy to make and only requires 4 main ingredients! You’ll need:

  • Tequila
  • Lime juice
  • Erythritol
  • Sparkling water
  • Salt (optional)
  • Crushed ice (optional)
  • Lime wedges (optional)

Keto classic margarita ingredients!

How to Make A Keto Classic Margarita

To get started you can optionally salt rim your cocktail glass. Pour the salt into a shallow plate or bowl.

Preparing margarita glass

Run a lime wedge around the rim of the cocktail glass and dip the rim into the salt mixture.

Running lime wedge along the cocktail glass rim

Press gently to coat the rim evenly.

Margarita glass with salt rim!

Pour the tequila, lime juice and powdered Erythritol into a shaker or mason jar. Optionally fill with crushed ice and then shake well until everything is combined and chilled.

Shaking the keto classic margarita

Finally, strain the margarita mixture into the cocktail glass and serve cold, optionally garnished with lime wedges!

low carb classic margarita ready to enjoy!

Best Keto Classic Margarita

Keto Classic Margarita

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Course: Beverages
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 158kcal


For the Margarita

  • 2 oz Tequila preferably gold, aged
  • 1/2 oz Lime Juice fresh
  • 2 1/2 tsp Erythritol powdered
  • 2 oz Sparkling Water

To Garnish

  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 2 wedges Lime
  • Crushed Ice optional


  • To prepare the margarita glass: Pour the salt in a shallow plate or bowl. Run a lime wedge on the rim of the glass and dip the rim into the coarse salt. Press to coat evenly.
  • Pour the tequila, lime juice, and Erythritol in a shaker or mason jar. Fill with ice and shake well until well combined and chilled.
  • Strain the drink into the prepared glass (optionally over crushed ice) and serve cold garnished with a lime wedge.


Alcohol Carbs: 8.0g
Net Carbs: 0.7g


Nutrition Facts
Keto Classic Margarita
Amount Per Serving (1 cocktail)
Calories 158
% Daily Value*
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 18mg1%
Carbohydrates 8.8g3%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 0.2g0%
Protein 0.1g0%
Calcium 10mg1%
Net Carbs 0.7g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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