Sweet tomato Gin Tonic


Tomato marmalade

  • 2 lb tomatoes
  • 1/4 c lemon juice
  • 20 oz sugar
  • vanilla bean

Tomato Gin Tonic

  • 1/2 c tomato marmalade
  • 6 tbsp. gin
  • 2 c tonic, chilled
  • 2 lemon slices
  • 2 sprigs of dill or other herb


Tomato marmelade

  • Score an x on the bottom of the tomatoes, then boil them for 90 seconds. Rinse in cold water briefly and remove the skins.
  • Chop the tomatoes.
  • Cut and scrape the vanilla bean.
  • Add sugar, vanilla bean and pod, and chopped tomatoes to a pot and simmer on medium high for 10 min, stirring frequently.
  • Take off the heat, add lemon juice.
  • Let the marmalade cool, remove the vanilla pod, lastly set the marmalade in a jar in the fridge.

Tomato Gin Tonic

  • Place 2 tbs of tomato marmalade at the bottom of each glass.
  • Add 1/2 cup tonic per glass, and 3 tbs gin, stir briefly. Top with a lemon slice and a sprig of dill or other Scandinvian herb (pictured is Röllika).