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Paloma Slush

Paloma Slush

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A Paloma Slush is an icy version of the popular cocktail. Freeze grapefruit juice into cubes and blend it with more juice, tequila, lime juice and simple syrup. Serve in a salt rimmed glasses and enjoy!
Course Drinks & Adult Beverages
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword adult beverage, cocktail, drink, paloma, Paloma drink, Paloma slucsh
Prep Time 5 mins
Additional Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 5 mins
Servings 4
Calories 177
Author Laurie McNamara


  • grapefruit juice fresh or cold pressed
  • fine salt I used pink Himalayan
  • 1 grapefruit cut into wedges
  • 1/2 cup tequila blanco
  • 1/2 cup simple syrup see notes
  • 1/4 cup lime juice


  • In advance: Fill an ice cube tray with grapefruit juice and freeze for a few hours until solid or overnight.
  • When ready to serve: Fill a small shallow dish with salt.
  • Run a wedge of grapefruit (or use lime) around the rim of each glass. Dip the wet rim into the salt and set aside.
  • In a blender add; grapfruit juice, tequila, simple syrup and lime juice.
  • Add 3 to 4 cups grapefruit ice cubes and blend. Add more ice if needed. If too icy, add a splash of grapfruit juice until the mixture is slushy and pourable.
  • Pour into prepared glasses, garnish with a wedge of grapfruit (if desired) and serve immediately.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 147mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g