Bloody Martini

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


This cocktail is based on one in The Joy of Mixology (Clarkson Potter, 2003) by Gary Regan.


  • 2 large ripe tomatoes
  • 1 12 oz. pepper-flavored vodka
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • 18 tsp. celery seed
  • Pimento-stuffed green olive, for garnish


Step 1

Purée tomatoes in a blender. Line a sieve with cheesecloth and set over a medium bowl; strain tomato juice.

Step 2

Add tomato juice, vodkas, celery seed, and 2 cups ice cubes to a cocktail shaker, cover, and shake vigorously until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with olive.

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