Al Fresca Mary Recipe

Al Fresca Mary Recipe
Staff Writer

Renaissance Hotels

Like a Tuscan sunrise over the region’s renowned vineyards, our Al Fresca Mary is brimming with warmth – and many of the subtle flavor notes you might find in a superior Chianti – thanks to tomato juice infused with fresh strawberry and lightly spicy pepperoncini and a generous pour of rich balsamic syrup.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  Ounce  Peppered vodka
  • 3  Ounces  Strawberry/Tomato juice
  • 1/2  Ounce  Balsamic Syrup
  • pepperoncini and strawberry

Strawberry/Tomato Juice

  • 4  Ounces  strawberries
  • 4  Ounces  tomatoes
  • 1  Ounce  water
  • 4 pepperoncini

Balsamic Syrup

  • 1 1/2  Cup  sugar
  • 1/2  Cup  water
  • 1  Cup  balsamic vinegar

Directions

Method: In a mixing glass, build first three ingredients.  Shake and pour into a wine glass.  Garnish with a pepperoncini and strawberry.

Strawberry/Tomato Juice

Method: Blanch and peel 4 oz. fresh tomatoes.  Add 4 oz. fresh strawberries, 4 pepperoncini's, and 1 oz. water.  Blend together until pureed.

Balsamic Syrup

Method: Bring sugar and water to a boil simmer until sugar dissolves and turns an amber color. Simmer vinegar in the meantime. Once sugar syrup is ready, slowly add vinegar.  Simmer together for about 5 minutes to thicken syrup.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
85g
100%
Sugar
49g
54%
Saturated Fat
28g
100%
Carbohydrate, by difference
281g
100%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
193µg
28%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
61mg
81%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
207mg
21%
Choline, total
16mg
4%
Fiber, total dietary
48g
100%
Folate, total
257µg
64%
Iron, Fe
15mg
83%
Magnesium, Mg
117mg
37%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
11mg
79%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
305mg
44%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
8µg
15%
Sodium, Na
805mg
54%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
579g
21%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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For healthy recipes, substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.