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Courgette martini

Courgette martini

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • plus chilling, no cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Courgette and martini may seem unlikely bedfellows, but blended with lemon and shots of gin and vermouth, this is a delicious take on a cocktail classic

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal188
low infat0.1g
saturates0g
carbs7g
sugars7g
fibre0.2g
protein0.3g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 1 courgette , coarsely grated
  • juice 2 lemons
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 25ml vermouth
  • 50ml gin
  • ice
  • mint leaf to garnish

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the courgette with the lemon juice and sugar and leave to steep for 1 hr. In the meantime, place a martini glass in the fridge to chill.

  • STEP 2

    Strain the courgette mixture through a sieve into a jug. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice then add 25ml of the courgette syrup followed by the vermouth and gin. Stir gently a few times then strain into your chilled glass. Garnish with a mint leaf and serve.

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