Peri-Peri Fennel Bloody Mary with Vodka-Infused Tomatoes

The old-fashioned Bloody Mary is updated with a kick from peri-peri sauce instead of horseradish. Vodka-infused cherry tomatoes and olives stand in for the celery sticks.
10m
PREP TIME
7
INGREDIENTS

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet™ Organic Fennel Seed
  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 4 small cherry tomatoes
  • 4 small pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives
  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon peri-peri sauce

INSTRUCTIONS

  • 1 Heat small skillet on medium heat. Add fennel seed; cook and stir about 1 minute or until fragrant. Immediately pour out of hot pan to avoid over-toasting. Finely crush seeds using a small food processor, a clean coffee grinder, a rolling pin or a mortar and pestle. Pour fennel into small bowl with vodka
  • 2 Make a small “x” in the top and bottom of each cherry tomato. Add to the bowl along with the olives. Let stand 4 hours or overnight to marinate. Drain, reserving vodka mixture. Thread 1 tomato and olive onto each of 4 cocktail skewers
  • 3 Stir tomato juice, reserved vodka mixture, lemon juice and peri-peri sauce in large pitcher until well blended. Pour into ice-filled glasses. Garnish with tomato and olive skewers

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