Make this garden-fresh Bloody Mary when summer tomatoes and peppers are at their peak.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 2009

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Recipe Summary

total:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Puree tomatoes in a blender with lemon juice, jalapeños, horseradish to taste, Worcestershire, sugar, celery salt and pepper, scraping down the sides as necessary. Stir in vodka. Refrigerate until chilled, about 2 hours. Divide among 4 ice-filled glasses. Spear caperberries (or olives) and dilly beans on toothpicks to garnish the drinks.

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Tips

Shopping Tip: Capers are dried and pickled small flower buds from a shrub native to the Mediterranean. Caperberries are the more mature fruit produced by the shrub. They are about the size of an olive, starchier than the smaller caper and usually sold with the stem still attached. They typically used as a drink garnish, but can also be served as an appetizer--like olives. Look for them in well-stocked supermarkets near olives and pickles or find them online at tienda.com.

Nutrition Facts

135 calories; protein 1.4g 3% DV; carbohydrates 8.6g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 2g 8% DV; sugars 5.6g; fat 0.4g 1% DV; saturated fat 0.1g; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1216.2IU 24% DV; vitamin c 33.7mg 56% DV; folate 27mcg 7% DV; calcium 19.6mg 2% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 18.3mg 7% DV; potassium 378.3mg 11% DV; sodium 157.1mg 6% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 6% DV; added sugar 1g.