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Celery Mary

Makes: 1 servings
Start to Finish 5 mins
Celery Mary
Ingredients
  • 1  lemon
  •  Celery salt
  • 3  cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2  tablespoon  diced fresh green pepper
  • 1/2  tablespoon  diced fresh yellow pepper
  • 1 1/2  ounces  aquavit or vodka
  •  Dash of hot pepper sauce, such as Tabasco
  •  Celery soda (such as Dr. Brown's Cel-Ray Soda) or substitute ginger ale with a pinch of crushed celery seeds
  •  Celery
Directions

1. Juice 1 tablespoon of juice from the lemon; set aside juice. Use the juiced lemon to rub the rim of a tall glass; dip rim into a shallow dish of celery salt. Fill the glass with ice.

2. In a sturdy glass or cocktail shaker, use a muddling tool or end of a wooden spoon to crush and stir cherry tomatoes, green and yellow peppers, hot pepper sauce, and reserved lemon juice. Add aquavit and ice; shake well. Strain into prepared glass and top with celery soda. Garnish with a thin slice of celery stalk. Makes 1 cocktail.

From the Test Kitchen*
  • For a nonalcoholic cocktail, omit Aquavit. Add 1/2 cup Cel-Ray® soda to the cocktail shaker with ice. Stir, do not shake, and strain into prepared glass.
**
  • If you can't find the Cel-Ray® soda, substitute 1/3 cup of chilled ginger ale and 1/8 teaspoon crushed celery seed.
Nutrition Facts (Celery Mary)
  • Servings Per Recipe 1,
  • cal. (kcal) 156,
  • carb. (g) 15,
  • fiber (g) 2,
  • sugar (g) 4,
  • pro. (g) 1,
  • vit. A (IU) 777,
  • vit. C (mg) 37,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 28,
  • sodium (mg) 239,
  • Potassium (mg) 325,
  • calcium (mg) 40,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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