Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts Photo by: Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts

Garden Bloody Mary

A great cocktail can start just outside your door when you grow almost all the ingredients yourself.

Sunset APRIL 2010

  • Yield: Serves 2
  • Prep time:5 Minutes


  • 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


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.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 113
  • Calories from fat: 3%
  • Protein: 1.9g
  • Fat: 0.4g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.2g
  • Fiber: 2.6g
  • Sodium: 490mg
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg

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