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Low Carb Keto Rosemary Margarita
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

This Low Carb Keto Rosemary Margarita is a refined sugar free holiday version of your favorite tequila drink. It's made with simple ingredients that you likely already have sitting around this time of year. It's sweetened with a homemade sugar free rosemary simple syrup. Complete with, fresh lemon, orange and lime juice. Add a healthy pinch of salt if you love salty margaritas like us! This drink is definitely boozy, as well as a bit savory, sweet, herbaceous, citrusy and refreshing, all while being well balanced and under 4 net carbs per drink.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American, Mexican-American
Keyword: Cocktails, Drinks, keto, sugar free
Servings: 2 servings
Calories: 159 kcal
Author: Briana
Ingredients
For the rosemary simple syrup:
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 & 1/4 cup allulose (or preferred sweetener)
  • 5 sprigs fresh rosemary
To make the cocktail:
  • 1.5 ounces fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 4 ounces tequila of choice
  • 3 ounces homemade sugar free rosemary simple syrup* (from above)
  • 1/2 tsp pink Himalayan salt + more to rim your glass
  • Citrus wedges and rosemary sprigs for garnish
Instructions
  1. To prepare your rosemary simple syrup, Bring 1 cup of water to a boil, then stir in your allulose (or sweetener of choice). Once the sweetener is dissolved, add in your rosemary. Move the heat to low. Steep for 30 minutes to 1 hour. After steeping, strain the simple syrup into a jar. Allow to cool before using.

  2. Add your fresh squeezed lemon, lime and orange juices to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Add in your rosemary simple syrup, tequila, and salt. Shake until the shaker is icy cold, about 30 seconds.

  3. Strain into ice filled glasses that you’ve rimmed with lime juice and salt. Garnish with a wedge of your favorite citrus that's in the drink, and a sprig of rosemary. Enjoy!!

Recipe Notes

Macros: Makes 2 cocktails, 159 calories, 2.3g sugar,  4.8g total carbs, 0.9g fiber, making 3.9g net carbs. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of these macros, they are provided as a courtesy and estimated via MyFitnessPal.