Fresh Pear Cocktail

Fresh Pear CocktailRecipe
Photo: Raymond Hom; Styling: Pamela Duncan Silver
The philosophy at Rouge Tomate, a health-mindful restaurant with locations in New York and Brussels, is guided by seasonal ingredients and bright flavors. Beverage Director Pascaline Lepeltier shares this delicious cocktail.


Serves 2
Total time: 10 Minutes

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 131
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0 g
Monofat 0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.4 g
Carbohydrate 24.4 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Calcium 10 mg


1 medium Bosc pear
2 tablespoons citrus-infused vodka
1 tablespoon pomegranate juice
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon agave syrup (or sugar syrup)
3 tablespoons har apple cider or cidre doux
Pear slices (optional)


1. Shred pear; place shredded pear pulp on several layers of cheesecloth. Gather edges of cheesecloth together, and squeeze over a glass measuring cup to yield 1/3 cup fresh pear juice. Discard solids. Combine pear juice, vodka, pomegranate juice, lime juice, and agave syrup in a martini shaker with ice; shake. Strain about 3 tablespoons of the vodka mixture into each of 2 martini glasses. Top each serving with 1 1/2 tablespoons cider. Garnish with pear slices, if desired.

Also featured in: Cooking Light, October 2010;