Heirloom Tomato Bloody Mary

Heirloom Tomato Bloody Mary

Heirloom Tomato Bloody Mary
The Union Square Cafe in New York City makes this Bloody Mary using heirloom tomatoes from the nearby farmers' market.Michael Kraus

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

Heirloom Tomato Bloody Mary
The Union Square Cafe in New York City makes this bloody mary using heirloom tomatoes from the nearby farmers' market.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 large ripe heirloom 
tomatoes
  • 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

Instructions

  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.