MARCH 17, 2015

You know I can’t resist a good cocktail, and this one hits the spot! In celebration of St. Patrick’s Day today I’ll be whipping up this flavorful, refreshing concoction. Enjoy!

Green Mary base

EQUAL PARTS:

yellow tomatoes, chopped

tomatillos, husks removed

cucumber, peeled and chopped

green apple, peeled and chopped

Cocktail

1 1/2 ounces vodka

1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

3-4 dashes green jalapeno Tabasco

1/2 teaspoon white horseradish

1/4 teaspoon celery seed

1 splash olive juice

Directions:

  1. Blend the tomatoes, tomatillos, cucumber and apple until smooth.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the puree with the rest of ingredients 1 cup of ice. Shake and strain into a 12 oz glass.
  3. Finish with a pinch of salt and float a few grounds of black pepper on top.
  4. Garnish with celery heart, cucumber slices, lime, and green olives.