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Maria Verde


1 liter tequila of choice

4 Fresno chiles, 2 seeded and 2 with seeds (plus additional Fresnos for garnish, if desired)

4 quarts cubed green tomatoes or tomatillos

4 avocados

2 cups fresh lime juice

1 tablespoon soy sauce

1 tablespoon salt

2 teaspoons black pepper

3 tablespoons horseradish

3 jalepenos, seeded and chopped


  1. To infuse tequila, add Fresnos to tequila and let sit for 48 hours.
  2. In a blender, blend cubed tomatoes or tomatillos to a juice. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
  3. Using a 12-ounce glass, measure 1½ ounces of tequila. Add ice and fill glass with green tomato mix. Garnish each glass with Fresno chile slices.