Tomato-Tequila Fizz

Tomato-Tequila Fizz Recipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Stylist: Buffy Hargett
The grape tomato halves deliver not only fresh flavor to Tomato-Tequila Fizz but add pops of color to this summertime cocktail.

Yield:

Makes about 6 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

3/4 cup grape tomato halves
1/4 cup loosely packed mint leaves
1 lime, cut into wedges
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
2 cups tequila
1/4 cup light agave nectar
Ice cubes
1/4 cup grape tomato halves
Fresh mint sprigs
4 cups chilled club soda

Preparation

Muddle 3/4 cup grape tomato halves, 1/4 cup loosely packed mint leaves, lime wedges, and kosher salt in a medium bowl to release flavors. Stir in tequila and light agave nectar; let stand 15 minutes. Press mixture through a fine wire-mesh strainer into a large container, using back of a spoon. Discard pulp and seeds. Cover and chill 1 to 2 hours. Fill a large pitcher with ice cubes; add 1/4 cup grape tomato halves and fresh mint sprigs. Add chilled tomato mixture and chilled club soda. Stir gently.
July 2013
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