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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.

Deliver 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


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.

Recipe Shopping Tip

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Recipe Cooking Tip

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