Tomatillo Bloody Mary


2 lbs. tomatillos, husked, washed and cored
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1 cucumber, peeled, seeded and rough chopped
3 Tbsp. to 1/4 cup Jalapeño Hot Sauce
2 celery stalks, rough chopped
1 shallot, peeled and rough chopped
1/3 cup lime juice
1 cup cilantro leaves
1 Tbsp. prepared horseradish
Garnishes: Picked okra, celery and lime wedge


1. Combine first 9 ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. (Can be made up to 2 days ahead; store refrigerated; stir before using.)
2. To make drink, dip edge of a tall glass in Jalapeño Hot Sauce, then dip the glass rim salt. Fill glass with ice. Add desired amount of vodka to glass, then top with tomatillo mixture; stir to combine. Garnish, if desired.