Tomato & strawberry Mary

This is the Tomato & strawberry Mary recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
Yields 2 Servings
tomato strawberry mary

Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) celery salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) chili powder
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1 very ripe medium tomato quartered and seeded
  • 4 sprigs of fresh basil
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cucumber peeled, seeded and diced
  • 2/3 cup (150 mL) strawberries hulled
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) harissa
  • 2 oz (60 mL) vodka (optional)
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Ice cubes
  • 2 oz (60 g) Canadian Medium Cheddar cut into 2 long sticks or triangles
  • Choice of garnish
  • 2 slices of cooked bacon or 4 slices of salami
  • 2 cucumber sticks or rounds
  • Olives, pickles, cherry tomatoes, celery, your choice

Preparation

Mix celery salt and chili powder together on a small plate.

Run lemon wedge along the rim of two glasses that can hold about 1 cup (250 mL) of liquid. Dip each glass into spice mixture to coat rims. Set aside.

Purée the next 7 ingredients in a blender.

Pour half the liquid into a shaker containing a few ice cubes and shake vigorously. Pour into one of the glasses, with or without the ice cubes. Repeat for the second glass. Decorate each cocktail with a cheese stick and the garnish of your choice. Enjoy.

Tips

 Cheese alternative: Canadian Monterey Jack, Smoked Cheddar.

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