Vampire Killer Recipe
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If you're going to hang with vampires, you're going to need a strong drink. This spicy vodka martini, with a blood-red beet garnish, does the trick. A little garlic helps, too! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Featured In: Halloween Drinks
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + standing
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + standing

Ingredients

  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 lemon peel strip (2 inches)
  • 1-1/2 cups vodka
  • Ice
  • GARNISH:
  • Pickled baby beet

Directions

Place the pepper, garlic, lemon peel and vodka in a large glass or plastic container. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 1 week.
For each serving, fill a shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add 1-1/2 ounces infused vodka to shaker; cover and shake for 10-15 seconds or until condensation forms on outside of shaker. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a beet. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Vampire Killer in Ultimate Halloween 2012 2012, p68

  • 1 serrano pepper, seeded and quartered
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 lemon peel strip (2 inches)
  • 1-1/2 cups vodka
  • Ice
  • GARNISH:
  • Pickled baby beet
  1. Place the pepper, garlic, lemon peel and vodka in a large glass or plastic container. Cover and let stand at room temperature for 1 week.
  2. For each serving, fill a shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add 1-1/2 ounces infused vodka to shaker; cover and shake for 10-15 seconds or until condensation forms on outside of shaker. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a beet. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Vampire Killer in Ultimate Halloween 2012 2012, p68

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