Tomatillo Bloody Mary
Tomatillos give this Bloody Mary variation its green hue. Get the recipe for Tomatillo Bloody Mary ». Michael Kraus

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

Yield: makes 2 Cocktails


  • 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


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