Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


1 serving

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
If you're looking for a mixed drink that is easy on your budget, look no further than this screwdriver recipe. With just two simple ingredients, vodka and orange juice, you'll have a classic drink that's a real crowd-pleaser. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


  • 1/2 to 3/4 cup ice cubes
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 3 ounces orange juice
  • Orange slice


  1. Place ice in a rocks glass. Pour the vodka and orange juice into the glass. Garnish with orange slice.

Screwdriver Tips

Can you substitute other kinds of alcohol for the vodka?

You can substitute tequila or a non-alcoholic spirit that features botanical flavors instead.

When should you serve screwdrivers?

The best time to serve a screwdriver is at breakfast or brunch, but you can serve the beverage whenever you're thirsty for one. Here are some easy brunch recipes to pair with your screwdriver.

Can you use fresh-squeezed orange juice in this screwdriver recipe?

You can certainly use fresh-squeezed orange juice in this screwdriver recipe if you have the time. In fact, it'll upgrade this breakfast sipper!

Christina Herbst, Taste of Home Assistant Digital Editor

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 170 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.