Last week, we received this fruit in our organic produce shipment. We weren’t sure what they were until we cut into them and discovered the most beautiful red citrus fruit inside, blood oranges!!!! Then we tasted them! O-M-G!!! These things were delicious!!! We had never had them before, but we’ll sure be having them again! We decided they would be fabulous in a drink and my husband had been craving a martini, as we hadn’t had the in a long time. So we decided to use the juice from the blood oranges and what a fabulous drink it made!!!
You can get creative with the juice and liquors you use. We just used what we had on hand and this was delicious!!!
Blood Orange Martini
Juice of 1 blood orange
Splash of Cran-pomegranate juice
Splash of Raspberry-peach Grand Marnier
2 oz Vodka
Fill your martini shaker with ice and add all ingredients. Shake vigorously and strain into a glass. Garnish as you wish. We happen to have kiwi on hand and it added a fabulous, colorful touch!