Who needs tomato juice when you can use beets? At Boulder, Colo.'s OAK at Fourteenth, Bryan Dayton created a beet version of the Bloody Mary using beets, mole bitters, orange liqueur, and tequila.
Combine all ingredients and serve.
Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age and damage.
Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook different types separately and then combine.
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Drink Editor for The Daily Meal. Originally from Colorado, now living in New York City.
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