Editor’s Note: If you are thinking of growing your own fresh tomatoes this recipe will inspire you to get planting.
“Zesty homemade roasted-tomato Bloody Mary mix is added to a fresh tomato salsa with shrimp to create a dish reminiscent of the Mexican shrimp cocktails served in tall glasses. Regardless of its provenance, it will have your guests hovering around it.” —Chef Michael Dunn, Yankee Pier Restaurant
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HEIRLOOM TOMATO BLOODY MARY SHRIMP SALSA
Serves: 4 to 6
2 large heirloom tomatoes, finely diced
12 oz bay (cocktail) shrimp
1 small red onion, finely diced
1 pasilla chili, seeded and finely diced
¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 TBSP sliced green onion
½ cup Roasted Tomato Bloody Mary Mix
1 TBSP fresh lemon juice
1½ TSP fresh lime juice
Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
Fresh tortilla chips for serving
- In a medium bowl, combine the tomatoes, shrimp, onion, chili, cilantro, green onion, Bloody Mary mix, and lemon and lime juices; toss well with a spoon.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve with tortilla chips.
This recipe first appeared in The Heirloom Tomato Cookbook (Chronicle Books/2006) and is available for purchase here.
Learn more about Mario Bosquez.