Bloody Scary

Bloody Scary Recipe
Photo: Thomas J. Story
A little horseradish gives a kick to this cocktail invented by Lucy Leahy, from Oakland. For the red color, she uses "Glacier" tomatoes from her garden, but you could substitute any color or variety you have on hand.


Serves 2
Total time: 15 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 207
Caloriesfromfat 14 %
Protein 1.4 g
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 8.8 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Sodium 338 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 large ripe heirloom tomato (8 oz.), chopped
1/2 cup potato vodka such as Blue Ice
1 teaspoon grated fresh horseradish
Juice from 1 lemon
6 pitted green olives
2 long Thai chiles


Whirl tomato in a blender until smooth. Strain into a cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Add vodka, horseradish, and lemon juice, and shake to blend. Strain into 2 highball glasses. To garnish each glass, thread 3 olives onto a chile and set over glass.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Lucy Leahy, Oakland, CA,


October 2011
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