Easy Paloma Recipe

This Easy Paloma Recipe is a straightforward cocktail that can be whipped up in no time. It’s ideal for any situation! Tequila, grapefruit soda, and lime juice are all you need. This Easy Paloma Recipe is perfect if you’re seeking something light and refreshing.

Paloma Cocktail

What Is An Easy Paloma?

A grapefruit cocktail with a lovely pink hue, the Easy Paloma Recipe. These drinks are ideal for every occasion. I’ve made these for a girls’ night out, Taco Tuesday, and even a bridal shower. The grapefruit soda gives them their pink color. They utilize a gorgeous grapefruit with blush tones that pours a brilliant pink color.

Easy Paloma Recipe

  • 4 ounces Pink Grapefruit Soda
  • 2 ounces Tequila Blanca
  • 1/2 ounce Lime Juice
  • 2/3 cup Ice


Pour the Pink Grapefruit Soda, tequila, and lime juice into a glass and stir. Add ice and give one final stir. Garnish with a grapefruit slice if desired. Enjoy!

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What Garnish Is Best For This Easy Paloma Recipe?

I like to add a grapefruit piece to my Easy Palomas. The citrus fruits, in my opinion, wonderfully complement the drink. If you don’t have a grapefruit slice on hand, a lime wedge will suffice. If you’re looking for something unusual, a sprig of mint or rosemary could be used as a garnish.

Some individuals prefer their rims to be salty. I skipped it for this recipe because it took a little longer. The Easy Paloma Recipe was designed to be a low-maintenance drink with a strong flavor profile.

Can I Make This Ahead Of Time?

No, I wouldn’t recommend making this ahead of time because the soda’s carbonation may deflate. Prepare ahead of time by having fresh limes on hand (or using a bottle of lime juice). I’d also recommend keeping the soda and tequila chilled.

What If I Don’t Like The Taste Of Tequila?

If you don’t care for tequila, vodka is a good substitute. The grapefruit soda will still give you a lovely pink tint. The lime juice will give the drink a slight acidity, but it will still be enjoyable. You might instead use a non-alcoholic spirit or kombucha instead.

What If I Don’t Like The Taste Of Grapefruit?

If you don’t enjoy the taste of grapefruit, try a different citrus soda. Orange soda, lemon-lime soda, or even cranberry soda might be used. The idea is to select something with a hint of sweetness and a hint of sourness.

Paloma Cocktail

I Can’t Find Pink Grapefruit Juice Anywhere, What Should I Do?

If you can’t get Pink Grapefruit Juice, normal grapefruit soda will suffice. To give the beverage a gorgeous pink tint, add a splash of cranberry or pomegranate juice.

What Is The Secret To Making A Good Tasting Paloma?

Using fresh, high-quality ingredients is the key to crafting an excellent and Easy Paloma. I recommend using fresh lime juice and high-quality Pink Grapefruit Soda for this recipe. I enjoy Q’s Grapefruit Soda because it is prepared with pure cane sugar, unlike some other grapefruit sodas. Because their Pink Grapefruit Soda isn’t excessively sweet, it will lend just the right amount of sweetness to the cocktail.

How Is A Paloma Different From A Margarita?

In a few ways, a Paloma differs from a Margarita. To begin, Palomas are made using tequila blanca, whereas Margaritas are made with tequila reposado. Second, Palomas have grapefruit soda in them, whereas Margaritas have lime juice and orange liqueur in them. Finally, Palomas are served in a highball glass over ice, while Margaritas are served in a lowball glass neat or on the rocks.

How Strong Is This Cocktail?

This Easy Paloma Recipe is a light and delicious beverage. It’s not overly sweet or overpowering. Because the tequila is there for flavor, you can always add another shot if you want a stronger drink (or two).

It’s time to enjoy an Easy Paloma now that you know how to prepare one (or three)! This drink is appropriate for every occasion. The Easy Paloma Recipe will be a hit whether you’re lounging on the couch or throwing a party! Look no farther than this drink if you’re seeking for something delicious and stress-free.

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Paloma Cocktail

Easy Paloma Recipe

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Simple Easy Paloma Recipe is easy to make and is a crowd favorite.


  • 4 ounces Pink Grapefruit Soda
  • 2 ounces Tequila Blanca
  • 1/2 ounce Lime Juice
  • 2/3 cup Ice


  1. Pour the Pink Grapefruit Soda, tequila, and lime juice into a glass and stir.
  2. Add ice and give one final stir.
  3. Garnish with a grapefruit slice if desired.
Nutrition Information
Yield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 335Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 18mgCarbohydrates 52gFiber 2gSugar 45gProtein 1g

I am not a nutritionist. All nutrition values have been automatically generated. If you have questions, please have a professional look at the ingredients and help you with new values.

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