Spicy Sweet Strawberry Tonic

Spicy Sweet Strawberry Tonic


1pound strawberries, hulled
1 medium cucumber, peeled and coarsely chopped
2 medium tomatoes, quartered
2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
4-6drops red pepper sauce, more or less to taste
1tablespoon honey
dash of salt
4 lime slices for garnish
4 strawberries for garnish
4 cups ice
4ounces vodka, optional


  1. Place strawberries, cucumber, tomatoes, lime juice, Tabasco, honey and salt in a blender. Blend until very smooth.
  2. Fill glasses with ice. Pour mixture over ice and garnish with a lime and a strawberry. Serve immediately.

This recipe originally appeared as Spicy Sweet California Strawberry Tonic on California Strawberries.