Virgin margaritas may be non-alcoholic, but they taste just as wonderful, if not better, without the liquor. From frozen to on the rocks, here are some incredibly refreshing recipes.

Frozen Virgin Margaritas

Yield: 4 margaritas

Ingredients

1 lime wedge
2 tablespoons salt
1 (6-ounce) can frozen limeade, thawed
1/4 cup orange juice
3 cups ice cubes

Instructions

Moisten rims of 4 margarita glasses with a lime wedge, then dip rims in salt. Blend limeade, orange juice, and ice cubes in a blender on high speed until ice cubes are crushed. Pour margaritas into the glasses.

Virgin Margarita On the Rocks

Yield: 1 margarita

Ingredients

1 lime wedge
Salt
1/2 ounce lime juice
1/2 ounce orange juice
1 1/2 ounce sour mix

Instructions

Moisten rim of margarita glass with a lime wedge, then dip rim in salt. Fill the glass with ice. Mix lime juice, orange juice, and sour mix in a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour margarita into the glass.

Frozen Virgin Strawberry Margaritas

Yield: 4 margaritas

Ingredients

1 pound fresh or frozen strawberries
2 tablespoons sugar, plus more to rim glasses
1/4 cup lime juice
1/2 cup orange juice
10 ice cubes

Instructions

Moisten the rims of the glasses with a strawberry slice, dip rims into sugar, and set aside. Blend strawberries, sugar, lime juice, orange juice, and ice cubes in a blender on high speed until ice cubes are crushed. Pour margaritas into glasses.

Virgin Mango-Lime Margarita Slushies

Yield: 4 margaritas

Ingredients

1 lime wedge
Salt
2 ripe mangoes, peeled and pitted
1 cup lime juice
1 cup orange juice
1/2 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 cups ice

Instructions

Moisten the rims of 4 glasses with a lime wedge, dip rims in salt, and set aside. Blend mangoes, lime juice orange juice, water, sugar, and ice in a blender on high speed. Pour margaritas into glasses.

Virgin Pomegranate Margaritas

Yield: 2 margaritas

Ingredients

1 lime wedge
Salt
1 ounce margarita mix
1 ounce lemon-lime soda
3 ounces pomegranate juice

Instructions

Moisten rims of 2 glasses with a lime wedge, and dip rims in salt. Fill glasses with crushed ice. Gently stir margarita mix, lemon-lime soda, and pomegranate juice in a glass tumbler. Pour margaritas into glasses.

Tips

  • Shallow, wide-rimmed glasses work best for margaritas.
  • To make salt- or sugar-rimmed glasses, pour the salt or sugar onto a saucer. Shake the saucer a little to spread the salt or sugar out evenly.