Slushy Mary

Frozen tomatoes turn this cocktail into a chilly drink that stays cold without being diluted by ice.

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  • Servings: 4
Slushy Mary

Photography: Johnny Miller

Source: Martha Stewart Living, August 2011

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces vine-ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons hot sauce (or to taste), such as Tabasco
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups canned tomato juice
  • 1 cup chilled vodka
  • Garnish: pickled okra (talkotexas.com) and lemon wedges

Directions

  1. Freeze tomato wedges for at least 4 hours.

  2. Puree tomatoes, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, hot sauce, celery seeds, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper until smooth. Stir in tomato juice and vodka. Divide among 4 chilled glasses. Garnish with okra and lemon wedges.

Cook's Notes

Tomatoes can be frozen for up to 1 week.

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