Martini Cocktails

Chilling the cocktail glasses and straining out ice from the martini mixture cools the drink without diluting it. Nevertheless, this is a drink meant to be sipped slowly, no matter how cold!

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 10 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1/2
cup small ice cubes or shaved ice
2/3
cup gin
2/3
cup dry vermouth
4
pimiento-stuffed green olives or 4 lemon twists
  • 1 Chill four 3-oz. stemmed glasses in freezer.
  • 2 To serve, place olive in each chilled glass. Place ice cubes in martini shaker or pitcher. Add gin and vermouth; shake or stir until blended. Pour into glasses, straining out ice.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/3 Cup
    Calories
    120
    (
    Calories from Fat
    0),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    0g
    0%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    120mg
    120%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    0g
    0%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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