First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise Recipe

First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise Recipe

Need a quick and simple cocktail recipe that packs a flavorful punch? You should try First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise Recipe. All the sweet notes of orange juice, lime juice, and agave nectar are balanced out by the rich and tangy flavor of pomegranate juice and the smooth kick of Camarena Tequila in this delicious cocktail. This drink looks as good as it tastes because of its vibrant red color.

Let’s start shaking to make this beautiful cocktail.

What Is The First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise Drink?

The First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise is a tasty, refreshing drink that the well-known restaurant chain First Watch serves. First Watch is famous for its breakfast and brunch menu, and the Pomegranate Sunrise is one of the drinks that go well with those meals.

The First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise is usually made by mixing pomegranate, orange, Camarena Tequila, agave, and lime juice. It’s usually served over ice with a cherry, a slice of lemon wheel, or a slice of fresh orange on top to make it look better.

First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise Drink Health Benefits

The First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise cocktail mixes together some delicious and potentially healthy ingredients like pomegranate juice, tequila, lime juice, and agave nectar.

  • Pomegranate Juice:
    • Contains antioxidants that may help lower inflammation and protect cells from damage
    • Provides polyphenols that can support heart and brain health
    • Good source of vitamin C for immune function and skin collagen
  • Tequila:
    • Made from blue agave which has natural sugars that may aid weight and blood sugar management
    • Can promote gut health thanks to its prebiotic properties
    • Contains digestive fiber that supports healthy digestion
  • Lime Juice:
    • Excellent source of antioxidant and immunity-boosting vitamin C
    • Has flavonoids that help fight cell damage and inflammation
    • Provides citric acid to help absorb minerals and improve digestion
  • Agave Nectar:
    • Acts as a sweetener with lower glycemic impact than regular sugar
    • Contains prebiotic fiber that enhances gut health
    • Rich in antioxidants that reduce inflammation
First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise Recipe

First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise Recipe

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes

First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise Recipe: Learn to make this refreshing and delicious drink with just 5 ingredients: Camarena tequila, pomegranate juice, orange juice, lime juice and Agave Nectar.


  • 3 oz (6 tablespoons) Pomegranate Juice
  • 2 oz (4 tablespoons) Camarena Tequila
  • 1 oz (2 tablespoons) Orange Juice
  • 1 oz (2 tablespoons) Lime Juice
  • 1 oz (2 tablespoons) Agave Nectar
  • 1 Cup Ice
  • Lime Wheel For Garnish

Equipment and tools:

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Measuring Cup
  • Jigger
  • Strainer
  • Ballon Glass


  1. First, take a cocktail shaker, add all ingredients, and shake for 5-10 seconds or until well mixed.
  2. Strain the mixture into a ballon glass.
  3. Put some ice cubes in it and top it off with a lime wheel.
  4. Now it is ready to serve.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 340Sodium: 31mgCarbohydrates: 37g

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Tips To Make This Drink Perfect

  • For a sweeter margarita, you can add more agave nectar.
  • For a more tart margarita, you can add more lime juice.
  • If you don’t have a cocktail shaker, you can vigorously shake the ingredients in a jar with a lid that fits tightly.
  • Before adding the margarita, you can also rim the glass with salt or sugar.


  • For a spicy pomegranate margarita, add a pinch of cayenne pepper to the shaker.
  • For a smoky pomegranate margarita, use mezcal instead of tequila.
  • For a frozen pomegranate margarita, blend all of the ingredients together with ice until smooth.

Serving Suggestions

Pomegranate margaritas are perfect for serving at parties, gatherings, and other special occasions. They can also be enjoyed on a casual evening at home.

Here are some serving suggestions:

  • Serve pomegranate margaritas with chips and salsa or other appetizers.
  • Serve pomegranate margaritas with a main course, such as grilled chicken, fish, or shrimp tacos.
  • Serve pomegranate margaritas for dessert with fruit, cookies, or brownies.

Some Common FAQs

Why is it called a Pomegranate Sunrise?

The grenadine syrup gives it a pink/reddish hue like a sunrise, while pomegranate juice provides the main fruit flavor.

What kind of tequila do I use for First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise?

For First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise, it is recommended to use a blanco tequila. Blanco tequila is unaged, so it has a clear, clean flavor that will not overpower the other ingredients in the cocktail.

Can I make First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise without alcohol?

Yes, you can make First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise without alcohol. To do this, simply omit the tequila and add more pomegranate juice or orange juice.

Is First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise healthy?

The First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise drink has a number of potential health benefits. However, it is important to note that the First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise drink is still a cocktail, and it contains alcohol. Alcohol consumption can have negative health consequences, especially if consumed in excess.

How many calories are in First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise?

A First Watch Pomegranate Sunrise contains approximately 340 calories.


I hope you’ll give this refreshing Pomegranate Sunrise cocktail a try soon. It’s such a delicious fruity twist on a classic margarita. The sweet and tart pomegranate juice balances so nicely with the citrusy orange and lime juices. A touch of agave nectar brings everything together. 

Let me know if you give this Pomegranate Sunrise margarita a whirl. Share your thoughts in the comments below and any tweaks you made to the recipe. And don’t forget to pin it for whenever that craving for a fruity cocktail strikes! Cheers to refreshing drinks and summertime sipping.

AboutOlivia Mitchell

Hey y'all, I'm Olivia - the spice-obsessed half of this foodie duo! I've always had an insatiable appetite for flavors from around the world. As a kid, I would beg my parents to take me to new restaurants so I could discover new cuisines. These days, I get my fix by recreating famous restaurant recipes in my own kitchen - putting my signature spin on each dish, of course! My best friend Rachel can attest to my overflowing spice cabinet. Together we started to share our tastiest healthy copycat recipes and family favorites. Join me on this delicious adventure of cooking up restaurant remixes that you can easily make at home!


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