Kate E. Richards, author of Drinking with Chickens, gave EatingWell a spicy cocktail recipe for you to mix up that she says is equally good for happy hour or brunch--fowl or no fowl.

Kate E. Richards
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July / August 2020


Tomato-Infused Vodka


Instructions Checklist
  • To prepare tomato-infused vodka: Combine vodka, 6 halved cherry tomatoes and 1/2 jalapeño in an airtight container. Store in a cool, dark place for 5 days, shaking daily. Strain before using. (Makes enough for 8 cocktails.)

  • To prepare cocktail: In a tall, chilled glass, combine 2 ounces of the tomato-infused vodka, lemon juice, tomatoes and jalapeño. Add ice and top off with seltzer.


To make ahead: Store tomato-infused vodka (Step 1) in a cool, dark place for up to 5 days, shaking daily.

Nutrition Facts

144.3 calories; protein 0.5g 1% DV; carbohydrates 3.2g 1% DV; exchange other carbs; dietary fiber 0.8g 3% DV; sugars 1.8g; fat 0.2g; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 463.4IU 9% DV; vitamin c 16.6mg 28% DV; folate 11.4mcg 3% DV; calcium 6.4mg 1% DV; iron 0.2mg 1% DV; magnesium 7mg 3% DV; potassium 144.7mg 4% DV; sodium 3.4mg.