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. Source: EatingWell Magazine, July / August 2020

Kate E. Richards


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 Bonus: Vitamin C (28% daily value), Added Sugar: 0g

Nutrition Facts

144 calories; 0.2 g total fat; 3 mg sodium. 145 mg potassium; 3.2 g carbohydrates; 0.8 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 0.5 g protein; 463 IU vitamin a iu; 17 mg vitamin c; 11 mcg folate; 6 mg calcium; 7 mg magnesium;