St.Patrick’s Day is the perfect time to celebrate with a Green Margarita. With only four ingredients, you can whip this up in a flash!

 The Best Green Margarita recipe. A colorful green cocktail for a St. Patrick's Day party. Celebrate the day with this easy green drink.

Green Margarita Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

When you think about St. Patrick’s Day, you might not think Green Margaritas. Most people throw a party by serving Irish cocktails like this amazing Irish Apple Cider, green beer or mint drinks.

If you are from Texas like me, a delicious margarita is a must-have. That’s why I came up with a new recipe for a Green Margarita instead of your usual St. Patrick’s Day cocktail.

Easy St. Patrick’s Day Drinks

My husband is half Irish, so we have to have some green fun around our house each year! I usually make kid-friendly St. Patrick’s Day drinks, but this year, wanted to make a fun margarita for the adults.

We aren’t big beer drinkers, but as Texan’s we’re always up for a good margarita! I made this easy green drink recipe and with only 4 ingredients, it’s a delicious drink to whip up for a party or just a few friends.

The Best Green Margarita for St. Patrick's Day!

Originally published March 8, 2017 – updated in 2021

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St. Patrick’s Day Party Ideas

I love the festive Irish themed napkins and cute paper straws I found at Oriental Trading. Adding a few cute party supplies like this makes a St. Patrick’s Day party even more fun!

I’m always impressed with all of the fun party supplies and usually end up spending hours shopping on their website! If you’re hosting friends this St. Patrick’s Day, make sure you visit Oriental Trading for festive supplies.


How to Make The Best Green Margaritas

Count yourself a lucky leprechaun if you make this Green Margarita. While decked in Irish colors, this recipe is not your usual St. Patty’s day cocktail and sure to be a fan favorite!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Best Green Margarita

The Best Green Margarita recipe. This colorful green cocktail is perfect for a St. Patrick's Day party. Celebrate the day with this easy green drink.
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Yield: 2
Author: Amy Locurto



  • Fill a plastic Ziploc bag with salt. Add 8-12 drops of green food coloring and close the bag. Gently squeeze and mix the salt until the color covers all the salt. Add more food coloring if the salt needs to be darker green. Pour the salt into a shallow bowl to dry.
  • Rub the rim of a glass with a lime slice. Dip the glass into the salt.
  • Shake the tequila, lime juice, Triple Sec, and Midori together with ice.
  • Fill a glass with ice, then carefully pour the margarita into the glass.
  • Garnish and enjoy!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cocktail, drink, green, margarita, party, st. patricks day
Calories: 151kcal


Calories: 151kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 1mg

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