One Bite Bloody Mary Cherry Tomatoes

Stefan Gates soaks juicy tomatoes in a sharp, spicy vodka mixture for a sensational party treat that's sure to surprise your guests
By Stefan Gates
One Bite Bloody Mary Cherry Tomatoes
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  • Serves: 12 or more as party nibble
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus at least 2 days chilling
  • Effort: easy


  • 500 g small cherry tomatoes, or baby plum tomatoes

For the Bloody Mary

  • 500 ml vodka
  • splash sherry
  • splash Worcestershire sauce
  • splash tabasco
  • 1 tsp grated horseradish, optional
  • 4-5 sprigs thyme
  • sprinkle celery salt

For dipping

  • salt and celery salt, mixed together in a tiny bowl


1. Prick the cherry tomatoes with a needle and put them in a bowl.

2. Mix all the Bloody Mary ingredients together and pour over the tomatoes.

3. Place in the fridge and leave for at least 2 days and up to 2 weeks, depending on your eagerness to eat them!

4. To serve: remove from the fridge and bring up to room temperature. Dip in the salt mixture before eating

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