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Martini

Photo: Jeremy Samuelson
Yield 1 serving
This martini recipe is a classic, sophisticated cocktail for entertaining guests or relaxing after work.

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces gin (Beefeater, Tanqueray, or Bombay Sapphire--something around 94 proof)
  • 1/2 ounce Noilly Prat dry white vermouth
  • 8 to 10 ice cubes (cracked or crushed ice chills faster than cubes)

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 1 mg
  • calories 216
  • caloriesfromfat 0 %
  • carbohydrate 2 g
  • cholesterol 0 mg
  • fat 0 g
  • fiber 0 g
  • iron 0 mg
  • protein 0 mg
  • satfat 0 g
  • sodium 2 mg

How to Make It

  1. Chill a martini glass in the freezer for at least 5 minutes. Pour 3 ounces gin and 1/2 ounce dry white vermouth into a stainless-steel cocktail shaker or a chilled tumbler.

  2. Place ice cubes in the shaker or tumbler, stir vigorously for about 20 seconds with a long-handled spoon, and strain into the chilled martini glass.