"Baconize" Your Bloody Mary

Bloody Bacon (Liliana Moyano)Bloody Bacon (Liliana Moyano)By Liliana Moyano for Shine Latina

Last winter my friends invited me to Denver, Colorado to snowboard at a ski resort. I was very excited because I had never done any skiing before, and I thought it would be an easy sport to master. Once we arrived, the only slide open was the intermediate, which looked like Mount Everest to me. I was very scared, so I walked up to the lobby for a drink before my big adventure.

Once at the bar, I realized that everyone was having a red drink with bacon in it. Out of curiosity I ordered one, and to my surprise the drink with the bacon strip was a hit! I drank it como juguito de naranja (like orange juice)! That piece of bacon added a touch of saltiness and crunch to a perfectly made Bloody Mary. When I came back home, I couldn't wait to tell everyone about that "bacony" Bloody Mary, and made it for my family and friends. I gave it a Latin twist by adding some Mexican Sangrita and a jalapeño. Try one at your next brunch for a deliciously savory cocktail that's a spin off the classic.

Mi familia's recipe for stuffed mushrooms

(1 serving)

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Ingredients

  • Tall glass with ice
  • 2 bacon strips
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 2 parts bloody Mary Mix
  • 2 parts vodka
  • 1 part sangrita (Mexican Bloody Mary mix)
  • 1 jalapeño chopped

Directions

Fill up a tall glass with ice and add lime juice, bloody Mary mix, vodka and Sangrita. Finish with the chopped jalapeño. Shake well. Insert the bacon strips, and serve.


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