Tequila Sunrise Recipe {Low Calorie and Easy}

Tequila Sunrise Recipe

This tequila sunrise recipe is both low in calories, and extra easy to make!

I was able to shave 100 calories off the traditional recipe for tequila sunrise, and in this article I will share my tips to a low calorie tequila sunrise drink.

Tequila Sunrise Recipe

Most tequila sunrise recipes call for calorie and sugar heavy ingredients. But what if you used fresh orange juice and higher quality tequila sunrise grenadine?

You’d end up with a lower calorie, better tasting recipe for tequila sunrise Patron (or any brand of tequila).

This article will share my easy to make, better tasting, low calorie recipe for tequila sunrise. Plus it comes with a shopping list, printable recipe card, nutritional label, and more…

This low calorie tequila sunrise recipe is 100 calories less than the average recipe!

Tequila Sunrise Recipe

This tequila sunrise cocktail recipe is both refreshing and potent! Plus, we’re removing about 1/2 of the sugar, so you’re less likely to get a hangover!

I make this tequila sunrise easy by skipping the cocktail shaker. This tequila cocktail get’s its name from the separation of colors in the glass. Giving it the sunrise hue…

I lean on this to both make beautiful cocktails with tequila easy to make, and stunning to look at.

tequila sunrise recipe

This article will share what’s in a tequila sunrise, including a shopping list. Supply you with a low calorie recipe card, and so much more.

Here’s What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Tequila Sunrise Cocktail Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make a Tequila Sunrise
  • Tequila Sunrise Recipe (printable recipe card!)
  • Tequila Sunrise Calories and Nutrition

This recipe for tequilla sunrise can be whipped up in a flash. In the following sections I’ll show you how to make this recipe for tequila sunrise drink with nothing more than a spoon!

In the next section you will find out what is tequila sunrise made of, including a helpful shopping list!

This simple tequila sunrise recipe comes with a shopping list, printable recipe card, nutrition label, and more…

Tequila Sunrise Cocktail Ingredients

In this section you’ll find out what’s a tequila sunrise made of, find a shopping list for tequila sunrise ingredients, and even find some links to add them to your shopping cart from the comfort of home.

The best tequila for tequila sunrise is Patron… But any middle to top shelf tequila will make a wonderful cocktail with tequila.

Tequila Sunrise Recipe

The following tequila sunrise cocktail ingredients can be picked up in stores and online.

We recommend taking a screen shot of the ingredient list on your phone so you have it handy the next time you go to the store.

Tequila Sunrise Shopping List:

tequila sunrise recipe

Now that you know what goes in a tequila sunrise, I can share that in the recipe card below you can choose how many tequila sunrises you want to make. The recipe card will do the ingredient math for you and tell you exactly how much to pour.

This easy tequila sunrise recipe is made with only 5 ingredients!

Up next, how to make a tequila sunrise…

How to Make a Tequila Sunrise

Tequila sunrise drink recipes are extremely easy to make… You don’t need to shake, or even stir the recipe.

The hardest part is drizzling the grenadine down the side of the glass so it pools at the bottom. And let’s be honest, if this part does not go according to plan it will still taste the same, and still be delicious!

Tequila Sunrise Recipe

This next section will show you how to make tequila sunrise cocktail. This easy, low calorie recipe for tequila sunrise can be made with no more than a spoon!

How to Make a Tequila Sunrise:

  1. In a glass filled with ice, pour in the tequila and orange juice.
  2. Use the back of a spoon to drizzle the grenadine syrup down the side of the glass, allowing it to settle at the bottom.
  3. Garnish with an orange slice and cocktail cherry.

It is my personal belief that the best tequila cocktails are tequila sunrise drink recipes! Now that you know how to make them, and have your shopping list from the sections above, we can get to the sharable recipe card.

Tequila sunrise recipes are so much more than just orange juice and tequila. This popular cocktail also known as a sunrise on the beach is stunning and refreshing… and perfect for a homemade happy hour!

The sharable recipe card below can help you calculate how many tequila cocktails you want to make. With just a click of a button the measurement math is done for you!

Tequila Sunrise Recipe

Low calorie cocktails with tequila can make for a wonderful homemade happy hour!

Make some homemade guacamole, chips and salsa, and put your feet up. You’ll want to make one of these simple tequila sunrise drinks every Friday afternoon!

Tequila Sunrise Recipe

Tequila Sunrise Recipe

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This low calorie tequila sunrise recipe is easy to make!
This tequila sunrise drink is also low in calories. At only 135 calories, you can enjoy these cocktails with tequila without blowing your diet!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 2 servings
Calories 135 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In a glass filled with ice, pour in the tequila and orange juice.
  • Use the back of a spoon to drizzle the grenadine syrup down the side of the glass, allowing it to settle at the bottom.
  • Garnish with an orange slice and cocktail cherry.

Notes

tequila sunrise recipe
tequila sunrise recipe

Nutrition

Serving: 1drinkCalories: 135kcalCarbohydrates: 14.9gProtein: 0.6gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgPotassium: 166mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 13.2gCalcium: 1mgIron: 1mg
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Tequila Sunrise Recipe Calories and Nutrition

The calories and nutrition below are based on this Low Calorie Tequila Cocktail Recipe.

Most recipes for Tequila Sunrise are about 250 calories. So if you are looking to shave off some of those calories, try out this skinny version.

The flavor is the same, the potently also the same… we just use higher quality ingredients to help shed over 100 calories per serving.

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