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Ginger Beet Martini Cocktail

Inspired by a drink I had last month at Hotel L’Amour in Paris’s 9th arrondissement, this Ginger Beet Martini Cocktail recipe is gingery, spicy, sweet, and intoxicating, just like a great romance.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

You know how there are some recipes that only locals know about? And if you are a tourist you might never get to know. But if you live in that place for long enough you discover it, you try it, and then you become a master at preparing it. Well this recipe is that for me, and I am going to share this secret with you.

Recipe Ingredients

These are the ingredients you’ll need to make this recipe:

  • baby beets
  • Granny Smith apples
  • fresh ginger
  • vodka
  • ginger simple syrup
  • freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • lemon slices for garnish
  • ice

How To Make This Recipe

These are the instructions that you’ll need to follow to make this recipe:

  • Make The Beet Apple Ginger Juice: Combine beets, apple, and ginger with about 2/3 cup water in a blender and process until very smooth. Pass through a fine mesh strainer and add water until the mixture is a juice.
  • Make The Martini: Combine the beet juice with vodka, ginger syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake well until cocktail shaker is very cold. Strain drink into a coupe or Martini glass. Float a lemon slice on top to serve.

More About This Recipe

On a recent trip to Paris, I had a drink at the undeniably chic Hotel L’Amour hidden off one of our favorite streets, Rue des Martyrs, in the 9th arrondissement.

Back when I lived there, this area was like the Brooklyn of the city, and, like its New York counterpart, it has become more mainstream but still just as amazing.

The drink I had was a ginger beet rum cocktail that inspired me to riff on it for Valentine’s Day and thus this Ginger Beet Martini Cocktail recipe was created, which gets a solid oui from us.

Now, go stock up on all your cooking essentials, then head into the kitchen, make this, and share it with us by tagging @saltandwind and #swsociety on social!

Ginger Beet Martini Cocktail Recipe

Ginger Beet Martini Cocktail Recipe

Inspired by a drink I had last month at Hotel L'Amour in Paris's 9th arrondissement, this Ginger Beet Martini Cocktail recipe is gingery, spicy, sweet, and intoxicating, just like a great romance. 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 Cocktails
Calories 165 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cooked baby beets

    peeled and stemmed

  • 1 medium Granny Smith apples

    cored and roughly chopped

  • 1-inch piece fresh ginger

    peeled and thinly sliced

  • 6 ounces vodka
  • 2 ounces ginger simple syrup
  • 2 ounces freshly-squeezed lime juice

    plus optional lemon slices for garnish

  • Ice

Instructions
 

  • Make The Beet Apple Ginger Juice: Combine beets, apple, and ginger with about 2/3 cup water in a blender and process until very smooth. Pass through a fine mesh strainer and add water until the mixture is a juice. 
    TIP: Juice can be made up to 2 days in advance and stored refrigerated in an airtight container. Shake well before using.
  • Make The Martini: Combine 2 ounces of the beet juice with 1 1/2 ounce vodka, 1/2 ounce ginger syrup, and 1/2 ounce lemon juice in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake well until cocktail shaker is very cold. Strain drink into a coupe or Martini glass. Float a lemon slice on top to serve.

PERSONAL NOTES

Nutrition

Serving: 1servingCalories: 165kcalCarbohydrates: 18gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.02gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 10mgPotassium: 84mgFiber: 1gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 32IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 7mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Aperitivo, Fancy cocktail, Fancy drink
Tried this recipe?Mention @saltandwind or tag #swsociety!

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