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This tomato-based drink is a refreshing and nice alternative to the sweet drinks that are popular when the weather warms up.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary

15 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In a cocktail shaker, combine garlic, basil, lime juice and celery salt. Using a muddler or wooden spoon, mash mixture to combine. Add the halved tomatoes and muddle until smooth and well incorporated.
    Add vodka, bacon, chili sauce, and ice to fill. Cover; shake well for 20 to 30 seconds.

  • Strain mixture through a wire mesh strainer over a liquid measuring cup. Using the back of a spoon, press out all the juices. Discard solids.

  • Pour mixture into an ice-filled glass. Add tomato slices. garnish with romaine lettuce and bacon.


To coat glass rims, rum rim of glass with lime wedge. Place celery salt and paprika in a shallow dish and dip rim of glass into mixture.


If you don't own a cocktail shaker or muddler, use a large glass jar with lid and a wooden spoon to mash the tomatoes.

Virgin Muddled Mary

For a nonalcoholic version, make as directed through step 3, omitting the vodka. Stir in 1 1/2 ounces lemon-flavored sparkling water.

Nutrition Facts

231 calories; fat 6g; cholesterol 15mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 13g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 4g; sugars 8g; protein 8g; vitamin a 2881.5IU; vitamin c 41.2mg; thiamin 0.2mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 3.3mg; vitamin b6 0.3mg; folate 50.9mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 712mg; potassium 762mg; calcium 51mg; iron 1.2mg.