Caprese Martini

Ingredients

  • 6 GalbaniĀ® Ciliegine Fresh Mozzarella Balls
  • 8 oz. vodka or gin
  • 5 oz. tomato juice
  • 1 oz. balsamic glaze
  • 6 cherry tomatoes
  • 8 large basil leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 lemon or lime wedge
  • 2 skewers

Directions

  • Place salt and pepper on a small plate. Rim a martini glass with the lemon or lime wedge, turn upside down and coat the rim with salt and pepper by lightly pressing on the plate. Repeat with a second glass.
  • Pour 0.5 oz. of the balsamic glaze into the bottom of each glass. Set aside.
  • In a shaker half full of ice, place 4 basil leaves and 8 oz. of vodka or gin. Cover and shake vigorously, remove cap, add tomato juice, close and shake again.
  • Pour equal amounts into each glass.
  • Alternate a cherry tomato, folded basil leaf and GalbaniĀ® Ciliegine Fresh Mozzarella Ball on each skewer, and repeat. Place on the rim of each glass as a garnish.