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Keto Margarita

Keto Margarita

When you're on a keto diet, you need to avoid sugar, so it seems like a margarita would be out, but not so! You can make a keto-friendly margarita without sugar that fits into your diet.
5 from 6 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lime
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 1 Serving
Calories: 131kcal
Author: Laura


  • 1/2 tbsp coarse rim salt
  • 1 1/2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 tsp sugar-free simple syrup add more, if desired
  • Ice
  • 1 lime wedge
  • Sugar-free soda water optional

For the simple syrup

  • 2 tbsp sugar substitute like allulose or erythritol
  • 2 tbsp water


  • Rub the rim of a margarita glass with a lime wedge. Pour the rim salt onto a plate. Roll the rim of the glass in the salt to coat. Fill the glass with ice.
  • To make your own simple syrup, combine the sugar substitute and water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Simmer until sugar is dissolved and syrup is reduced slightly. Cool completely.
  • Add ice to a cocktail shaker. Pour in the tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup. Shake vigorously.
  • Pour cocktail into the glass. Garnish with a lime wedge. Top up with sugar-free soda water, if desired.


Calories: 131kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3491mg | Potassium: 53mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.