Bloody Paradise

bloody paradise1 drink

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground grains of paradise, more for garnish
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 1/2 ounces citron vodka
  • 2 basil leaves, fried in oil and sprinkled with salt, for garnish

Preparation:

In a shaker, mix together salt, grains of paradise, tomato juice, lime juice, vinegar and vodka. Shake well. Pour over a glass of ice, and grind more grains of paradise over the glass. Garnish with basil leaves.