Heirloom Tomato Bloody Mary

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


The Union Square Cafe in New York City makes this bloody mary using heirloom tomatoes from the nearby farmers' market.


  • 2 large ripe heirloom 
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. freshly grated horseradish
  • Tabasco, to taste
  • Sea salt and coarsely ground black pepper, to taste
  • Cherry tomatoes, for garnish


Step 1

Push tomatoes through a potato ricer or a medium sieve into a small bowl; discard solids. Refrigerate juice until chilled.

Step 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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