Tested till perfect Eyeballtini (Classic Gin Martini with Carved Radish Garnish)

Eyeballtini (Classic Gin Martini with Carved Radish Garnish)

Veins and all, this carved radish eyeball is a fantastic accent for a classic gin martini. Up the creep factor by leaving the “optic nerve” (or hairy root end) attached.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: November 2006

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  • Portion size 1

Ingredients

  • 2 oz 2ozgin or vodka
  • 1/4 oz 1/4ozdry vermouth

Eyeball

  • 1 1radishradishes
  • 1 1pimiento-stuffed green olivegreen olives
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Preparation

Eyeball: Peel radish, leaving root end and a few thin streaks of red skin intact to resemble blood vessels. Using tip of small knife or melon baller, scoop out hole in top of radish; stuff with olive, pimiento side up. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.)

Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin and vermouth; shake vigorously to blend and chill. Strain into martini glass; garnish with eyeball.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 145 pro 0 total fat 1g sat. fat 0
carb 0 fibre 0 chol 0mg sodium 124mg

% RDI:

calcium 1 iron 1 vit C 2 folate 1
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