Heirloom Tomato Bloody Mary
The Union Square Cafe in New York City makes this bloody mary using heirloom tomatoes from the nearby farmers' market.
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2 large ripe heirloom tomatoes
2 oz. vodka
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1 tsp. freshly grated horseradish
Tabasco, to taste
Sea salt and coarsely
ground black pepper, to taste
Cherry tomatoes, for garnish
1. Push tomatoes through a potato ricer or a medium sieve into a small bowl; discard solids. Refrigerate juice until chilled.
2. Stir in vodka, lime juice, horseradish, and Tabasco and season with salt and pepper. Fill a highball glass with ice and add tomato juice mixture. Garnish with a wooden skewer threaded with grape tomatoes.
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