Courtesy of Lucinda Hutson

Makes 1 spritzer. 

Paloma means “dove” in Spanish, and this tequila spritzer will make your spirits soar. In Mexico it’s as popular as the margarita. In fact, some call it the “lazy man’s margarita.” It’s simple to make with only three ingredients and some spicy Mexican seasoning salt—nada más!

Super easy



For 4 Person(s)


  • Lime and salt for rim of glass
  • 2 ounces tequila blanco or reposado
  • Juice from 2 Mexican (key) limes
  • 5 ounces grapefruit or other citrus soda, to taste
  • Spicy Mexican seasoning salt with dried red chile, optional
  • Lime wedges for garnish

Paloma Directions

  1. Rim a tall glass with lime and salt.
  2. Add lots of ice, then the tequila, lime juice and sparkling grapefruit soda, to taste.
  3. Add a sprinkle of spicy seasoning salt, stir and garnish with lime wedges.

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