New Year’s Day in acutally National Bloody Mary Day and in Philadelphia with all the commotion and excitement of the Mummer’s Parade it is a safe bet that a Bloody Mary is a great way to help you start off 2019- why not make one yourself? Plus the fun garnishes you can pile on are absolutely endless. This week we’re making a Tomatillo Bloody Mary with Moore’s Jalapeño Hot Sauce. This recipe makes 8-10 servings and click here for a $1 off coupon
Tomatillos make this Bloody a beautiful green hue and the hot sauce give that needed kick of spice! Garnish with limes, lemons, celery ribs, blue cheese stuffed olives, cocktail onions, roasted garlic, bacon strips, pepperocinis, cooked shrimp, pepperoni, chunks of cheese, pickle spears, pickled okra, pickled green beans, pickled beets, pickled jalapeños and even more more hot sauce! Really you can go with anything else your heart desires.
- 2 lbs. tomatillos, husked, washed and cored
- 2 garlic cloves, peeled
- 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and rough chopped
- 3 Tbsp. to 1/4 cup Moore’s Jalapeño Hot Sauce
- 2 celery stalks, rough chopped
- 1 shallot, peeled and rough chopped
- 1/3 cup lime juice
- 1 cup cilantro leaves
- 1 Tbsp. freshly-grated pinch of horseradish
- Combine all listed ingredients above in a blender and process until smooth. *This virgin bloody mix can be made up to 2 days ahead of time and stored in the refrigerator. Just make sure to stir before serving.2. To make each drink start by dipping the edge of a tall glass right into some Moore’s Jalapeño Hot Sauce, then follow by dipping the rim into salt or sugar as desired.
- Fill glass with ice and desired amount of your favorite vodka. Local Philly favorites include Stateside Vodka or Faber Vodka. Top off with the virgin tomatillo bloody mix and stir to combine.
- Last but not least- GARNISH! Make sure to let us know what crazy combinations you come up with and if you have anyways you like to improve on this recipe 🙂 Enjoy!