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Garden Bloody Mary

Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
Prep time 5 mins
Yield Serves 2
A great cocktail can start just outside your door when you grow almost all the ingredients yourself.

Ingredients

  • 2 ripe tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 jalapeño chile
  • 2 tablespoons chopped chives
  • 6 medium purple basil leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • Ice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 113
  • caloriesfromfat 3 %
  • protein 1.9 g
  • fat 0.4 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • carbohydrate 9.2 g
  • fiber 2.6 g
  • sodium 490 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Pulse tomatoes in a food processor until coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients except ice and whirl until smooth. Strain if you like. Pour into 2 ice-filled glasses and garnish with more basil leaves.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.