Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Kevin Crafts
YieldsServes 2Prep Time5 mins
A great cocktail can start just outside your door when you grow almost all the ingredients yourself.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Pulse tomatoes in a food processor until coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients except ice and whirl until smooth. Strain if you like. Pour into 2 ice-filled glasses and garnish with more basil leaves.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 2 ripe tomatoes, quartered
 1/2 jalapeño chile
 2 tablespoons chopped chives
 6 medium purple basil leaves, plus more for garnish
 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 1/4 cup vodka
  Ice

Directions

Step 1
1

Pulse tomatoes in a food processor until coarsely chopped. Add remaining ingredients except ice and whirl until smooth. Strain if you like. Pour into 2 ice-filled glasses and garnish with more basil leaves.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

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