The Skinny Paloma: Low-Cal Grapefruit Tequila Cocktail

If you love tequila cocktails, but want to cut back on all of the sugar and calories of a margarita, then you have to try our delicious Skinny Paloma recipe!

A Paloma is a classic tequila-based cocktail typically made with sparkling water or club soda, fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice and some sweetener, such as agave syrup. It’s simple, refreshing, sweet (yet  tart), and really lets a good tequila shine.



We wanted to make this classic cocktail even more appealing by concocting a skinny version. It's the perfect cocktail to sip on this summer while lounging by the pool, hosting some friends for a summer BBQ or just hanging out on the front porch!

Read on for the recipe to the most refreshing drink you’ll try this summer!



  • 2 medium grapefruits
  • 2 tablespoons of organic agave syrup
  • Sparkling water
  • 1 lime, cut into slices
  • 3 ounces Casamigos Blanco Tequila
  • Ice

In a saucepan over low heat, squeeze the juice of the two grapefruits. Slowly stir in your agave syrup.

Once it’s combined, let cool and then strain into a pitcher. In two highball glasses over ice, pour the cool grapefruit simple syrup, then 1 shot Casamigos Blanco (1 and 1/2 ounces) into each glass.

Then, fill to brim with sparkling water and garnish with a lime wedge.

Makes: 2 cocktails

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