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2-Ingredient Tequila Drinks You Need To Try Now (2022)

Last Updated on October 27, 2022 by Lydia Martin

Making tequila drinks shouldn’t be time-consuming and complicated. There are tons of great mixers for this spirit, and the easiest tequila drinks are just two ingredients away from your hand.

Check out the recipe list below if you’re looking for easy-to-make 2-ingredient tequila drinks. 

Top 15 Delectable 2-Ingredient Tequila Drinks 

15. Tequila & Pineapple Juice

glass of pineapple tequila drink

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 3oz Pineapple juice
  • Lime wedge or fresh mint leaves (optional) 

Why We Like It:

One of the versatile mixers for tequila is pineapple juice. This combination features sweet and tart flavor and crispness from a Blanco tequila. This recipe can also use an aged tequila or reposado to add extra depth and spiciness to each sip’s finish. 

14. Paloma

paloma cocktail drink and a grapefruit

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Tequila
  • 3oz Grapefruit soda 
  • Grapefruit wedge (optional) 

Why We Like It:

Paloma drinks have two ingredients: grapefruit soda and tequila. You can substitute soda in the recipe with fresh grapefruit juice and club soda. You can make it fancier by serving it in a glass with ice, salted rim, and adding fruit to the cocktail.

13. Coke & Tequila

tequila and coke drink with lime and salt

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 4oz Coke
  • Lime wedge (optional) 

Why We Like It:

Coke and Tequila cocktails are a twist for Cuba Libre or rum and Coke. This Mexican cocktail calls for a tequila reposado or a tequila Joven for a more complex flavor.

It features a salt rim on the glass to balance the tart flavor of tequila combined with the caramel taste of colas.

12. Frozen Lime Margarita

Frozen Lime Margarita with salt on the glass rim

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 1oz Lime Cordial
  • Lime wedge (optional) for garnish

Why We Like It: 

This tropical summer cocktail is easy to make and refreshing with a sweet and tangy flavor. Add crushed-iced to a blender and blend with the tequila Blanco and lime cordial until you reach your desired icy slush consistency. 

11. Jalapeno Limeade Margarita

pouring  Jalapeno Limeade Margarita on a glass

Ingredients:

  • 1.75oz Tequila 
  • 4oz Jalapeno Limeade
  • Jalapeno slices or lime wedge (optional)

Why We Like It:

Jalapeno Limeade Margarita has the right balance of tanginess and spicy bite in the drink. The distinct taste of limeade with a tequila Blanco makes it a crowd pleaser. You can add an extra kick by putting some jalapeno slices in the drink.

10. Frozen Italian Ice Margaritas

Frozen Italian Ice Margaritas with lime and strawberry

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 3oz Strawberry Italian Ice cups
  • Fresh mint sprigs (optional) 

Why We Like It:

This recipe makes an icy sweet perfection perfect for hot weather or any summer party occasion. You don’t need to add sugar to it, but you can add real strawberries for a sophisticated look. 

9. Tequila & Sprite

Tequila & Sprite drink on a wooden table

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 4oz Sprite
  • Lemon wedge (optional) 

Why We Like It:

This 2-ingredient tequila cocktail is easy to do and is budget-friendly. Tequila and Sprite are like Tequila Lemonade, tasty but with a fizz. You can taste the lemon-lime bite from the Sprite and the crispness of tequila. 

8. Tequila & Ginger Ale

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 4oz Ginger Ale
  • Lime wedge (optional)

Why We Like It:

This recipe mix is surprisingly delicious. If you’re a fan of ginger and ales, you will love this tequila cocktail.

Ginger ale has the right sweetness, and spiciness will bring out the interesting notes of reposado.

Read: Popular Tequila Drinks To Order At A Bar

7. Bloody Maria

Bloody Maria cocktail drink on a bar countertop

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 2oz Spicy Tomato Mix 
  • Olives (optional)  

Why We Like It:

This cocktail is a Mexican twist on the Bloody Mary vodka drinks. Its savory red tomato juice blends well with the tanginess of tequila.

It can be a spicy and savory cocktail option to try for the Cinco De Mayo. But what can you mix with tequila?

6. Charro Negro

man holding a  glass of Charro Negro drink

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 4oz Mexican Cola
  • Lime wedge (optional)  

Why We Like It:

Charro Negro is very similar to the Tequila and Coke cocktail recipe. The only difference is the cola used in this recipe.

Mexican Cola fans believe it has a more natural taste than regular Coca-Cola and is a greater pair with tequila than regular ones. [1]

5. Tequila Martini

top view shot of Tequila Martini garnished with lime and olives

Ingredients:

  • 2.5oz Tequila
  • ½oz Dry Vermouth
  • Lime twist (optional)  

Why We Like It:

Tequila Martini is a great drink full of zingy flavor. This recipe uses a Blanco tequila as the base spirit mixed with dry vermouth in a chilled coupe glass, served like a Martini.

4. Tequila & Tonic

Ingredients:

  • 1.5oz Tequila
  • 4oz Tonic Water
  • Lime wedge (optional)  

Why We Like It:

This 2-ingredient tequila cocktail makes a bubbly, refreshing drink. Tequila and Tonic have a light and zingy taste good for warmer days or on every occasion like Cinco De Mayo. Tonic water balanced out and helped to mask the crispness of tequila.

3. Tequila Soda

glass of tequila soda garnished with lime

Ingredients:

  • 3oz of Tequila
  • 5oz of Soda Water or Club soda
  • Lime wedges (optional)  

Why We Like It:

The tequila and soda (sparkling water) make a bubbly Tequila Soda cocktail. Pour and stir a little tequila with soda water, and it’s good to drink.

This 2-ingredient tequila cocktail will give you the fizz you need to freshen up your day. But what are the top sodas to mix with tequila?

2. Watermelon Margarita

2 glasses  of Watermelon Margarita on a wooden board

Ingredients:

  • 2.5oz Tequila
  • 1¼ cups Watermelon juice
  • Lime wedge (optional)  

Why We Like It:

Watermelon Margarita has a simple recipe, and you can squeeze and add lime juice if you want a little tangy kick from the drink. It is a perfect cocktail for trying on Cinco De Mayo. It will brighten your day with its sweet taste of watermelon.

1. Tequila Screwdriver

Ingredients:

  • 2oz Tequila
  • 4oz Orange juice
  • Orange slices or lime wedge (optional)  

Why We Like It:

Orange fruit juice is one of the best pairings with tequila because it perfectly complements each other’s flavors.

Switching out the vodka for tequila makes a different drink. Add grenadine to make a radiant sunrise effect and turn it into another cocktail, the Tequila Sunrise. 

FAQs 

Is Dr Pepper good with tequila?

Yes, Dr Pepper is good with tequila. Dr Pepper is a one-of-a-kind drink that brings a complex taste profile when mixed with tequila. It’s surprisingly good with tequila that shows off some robust flavors like cinnamon and cherry in the fizzy cocktail.

What is the proper way to drink tequila?

Traditionally, Mexican’s proper way of drinking tequila is by sipping it neatly without lime and salt. [2] But the westernized way is done by licking the salt at the back of your hand, taking the shot, and quickly sipping the lime.

Final Verdict 

Refreshing tequila cocktails are possible with just two simple ingredients. You can make one with the ingredients available at your home. 

Most of the mixers are inexpensive yet delicious to satisfy your day. If you’re unsure what tequila drinks to make, choose one on the recipe list above.

References:

  1. https://www.rd.com/article/mexican-coke/ 
  2. https://www.britannica.com/topic/tequila-distilled-liquor

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