Tomatillo Bloody Mary

  • Serves

    makes 2 Cocktails


Tomatillos give this bloody mary—based on one served at Whist at the Viceroy Hotel in Santa Monica, California—its green hue.


  • 3 tomatillos, husked, washed, and cored
  • 2 medium green tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 1 sprig each fresh cilantro and flat-leaf parsley, plus more sprigs for garnish
  • 12 serrano chile, seeded
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 3 oz. vodka
  • 2 whole scallions, for garnish
  • 2 lime wedges, for garnish


Step 1

Combine tomatillos, tomatoes, garlic, cucumber, cilantro, parsley, and chile in a blender; purée. Season with salt.

Step 2

Fill 2 glasses with ice and pour in tomatillo mixture and vodka. Add herbs and scallions to glass and garnish rims with lime wedges.

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