Cavolo Nero and Mint vodka crush

Cavolo Nero and Mint Vodka Crush

Try this refreshing vodka cocktail for a fun and unusual spring drink.



  • 75g (2.6 oz) caster sugar
  • 100g (3.5 oz) cavolo nero
  • 2 sprigs mint, leaves only, roughly chopped
  • 4 tbsp vodka
  • Crushed ice
  • Club soda (sparkling water)

To serve

  • 1
    Place the sugar and 200ml water in a small saucepan and cook for 3-4 minutes until syrupy.
  • 2
    Add the cavolo nero and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • 3
    Place in a liquidiser and blitz until smooth, strain through a fine sieve, add the mint and allow to cool.
  • 4
    Stir the vodka into the cavolo nero syrup and pour into 2 tumblers half filled with crushed ice. Top up with soda and serve.

Recipe by Discover Great Veg,

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