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"This drink starts with a simple shrub--a tart, fruity liquid you make ahead and can also sip straight up or with seltzer-made with sugar, vinegar, citrus, and a tea bag. It's a play on a Greyhound (grapefruit juice and vodka). Salt the rim if you like."
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Ingredients4 h 15 m servings 1113 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 drink)
- Zest grapefruit, then section the fruit, cutting it away from the peel and inner membranes. You should have 5 teaspoons zest and 3/4 cup grapefruit sections. Puree zest, sections, and any juices with sugar and vinegar. Add tea bag. Chill, covered, 4 hours to 2 days. Remove tea bag and strain.
- In a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice, combine 2 fluid ounces shrub and vodka. Shake until very cold. Strain into martini glass or an ice-filled old-fashioned glass. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.
- Cook's Note:
- Rim the martini glass with salt, if desired.
- Editor's Note:
- The shrub recipe makes 2 cups, enough for 8 drinks or cocktails. It keeps up to 3 weeks, chilled. Nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of shrub. The actual amount consumed will vary.
Per Serving: 1113 calories; 0 g fat; 260 g carbohydrates; 4.4 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 33 mg sodium. Full nutrition