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Easy Vodka Recipes

You Don't Have to Be a Pro to Make These Easy Vodka Recipes

Vodka can be mixed with a variety of fresh fruit juices, carbonated drinks, or even jelly. This article gives you recipes that are easy and very convenient to make.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2018
Vodka is one of the driest alcohol available in the market, that is always handy to have on the racks. While most of the western vodkas are tasteless, some of the European vodkas do come with a subtle distinguishing flavor, that is hard to ignore. Vodka is a real life saver on many occasions. Vodka is also one of the most popular bases for the cocktails that are savored with much gusto.

Bloody Mary
Ingredients
  • Vodka, 60 ml.
  • Tomato juice, 200 ml.
  • Tabasco sauce, 3 to 8 dashes
  • Horseradish sauce, 1 tsp.
  • Worcestershire sauce, 2-3 dashes
  • Juice of ¼ lemon
  • Pepper and salt (a pinch)
  • A lemon slice
  • A stick celery
Procedure
Take a cocktail shaker and fill the half of it with ice. Add everything except celery stick and lemon slice. Shake well and strain it into another ice filled highball glass. Garnish the drink with celery stick and lemon slice and enjoy your perfect Bloody Mary.

Grey Goose Martini
Ingredients
  • Grey Goose Vodka, 5 parts
  • Fresh lime juice, 2 parts
  • Triple sec, 1 part
  • Orange bitters, 1 dash
Procedure
To make this vodka martini recipe, take a cocktail shaker and fill the half of it with ice. Put all the above mentioned ingredients into the shaker, shake it well. Serve into a chilled cocktail glass and enjoy.

Moscow Mule
Ingredients
  • Vodka, 50 ml.
  • Lime juice or lemonade
  • Wedges of a lemon
  • Ginger ale or ginger beer
Procedure
Fill the highball with ice, pout in the vodka and add the lime juice into it. Put in some lemon wedges for that extra zest and lastly add ginger beer or ginger ale (whatever is available). Serve and enjoy! Well, you can subtract the ginger ale/beer factor to make an innovative vodka lemonade. You can also make pineapple vodka drinks, using fresh pineapple and following the same procedure.

Harvey Wallbanger
Ingredients
  • Vodka, 1 large shot
  • Galliano, 1 small shot
  • Orange juice
  • An orange wedge
Procedure
Fill a highball with ice and pour in the vodka shot and orange juice to the top of the glass. Stir really well and at the last moment add the galliano. Garnish with orange wedge and enjoy.

Vodka Food Recipes

Chocolate Vodka Sauce Recipe
Ingredients
  • Vodka, 4 tbsp.
  • Heavy cream,4 oz.
  • Pieces of semisweet chocolate, 12 oz.
  • Milk, 4 tbsp.
  • Corn syrup, 2 tbsp.
  • Vanilla extract, 1 tsp.
  • Unsalted butter, 1 tbsp.
Procedure
Heat up a small saucepan over medium heat and add butter, heavy cream, corn syrup, and milk into it. Stir gently until the mixture turns into a thin glaze. Make sure to not let it to boil. Add vanilla extract and chocolate pieces to the pan and keep on stirring gently, until chocolate melts and the solution turns really smooth in texture. Lastly add the vodka and stop heating it. Let it cool and use this chocolate vodka sauce the way you like it.

Vodka Sauce Recipe
Ingredients
  • Vodka,1 cup
  • Chopped prosciutto, ¾ lb.
  • Olive oil, 2 tbsp.
  • Roma tomatoes, 1 can
  • Tomato sauce, 2 cans
  • Crushed red pepper flakes, 1 tsp.
  • Large garlic, 1 clove (minced)
  • Fresh basil and parsley, 1 tsp.
  • Heavy cream, 1 cup
  • Pepper and salt to taste
Procedure
Take a large bowl and mix the vodka and pepper flakes together. Set it aside for about an hour. Heat a large skillet and put olive oil in it. Sauté the minced garlic, basil, prosciutto, parsley, pepper, and salt until the prosciutto turns brown in color. Then, add the previously made vodka mixture into it and simmer for about 10 minutes. Now, add crushed tomatoes and tomato sauce in it, also a can of water. Simmer for about 15 minutes. Lastly, add the heavy cream and cook more for 2 minutes.

Kicked Up Pasta Rags with Vodka Sauce
Ingredients
  • Vodka sauce, 1 cup
  • Fresh green peas, ½ cup (frozen will also do)
  • Heavy cream, 1 cup
  • Pasta, 4 sheets (crushed into pieces)
  • Parmesan cheese to garnish
Procedure
Cook pasta in boiling water till just al dente, that will take just over 2 minutes. Strain it in colander. Place it in a bowl, pour in the vodka sauce and toss well. Garnish generously with Parmesan cheese and savor!

Apple Vodka Omelet Flambé
Ingredients
  • Medium-sized fresh apples, 4
  • Large eggs, 4
  • Butter, 2 tbsp.
  • Vegetable oil, 2 tbsp.
  • Cinnamon, ¼ tsp.
  • Brown sugar, 2 tsp.
  • Granulated sugar, 1 tsp.
  • Apple vodka, ¼ cup
  • Salt, ½ tsp.
Procedure
Peel and cut the apple in thin slices. Heat a medium saucepan and add butter to it. Add slices of apple, sugar, and cinnamon to it. Cook until the apples get tender and set it aside. Heat a medium-sized sauté pan with a tablespoon of oil. Take a bowl and whisk together the eggs, granulated sugar, half of the vodka and salt. Make omelet of the mixture and when the eggs start to set add the apple mixture in the middle of the omelet. Fold the omelet and place it in a serving plate. Now it is the time to create the flambé. Add the remaining half of the vodka to the apples and let it get warm a bit (for 5 seconds). Carefully use a barbecue lighter and ignite the vodka fumes and put it over the omelet and enjoy this apple vodka omelet flambé.
Apple Vodka Omelet Flambe
Moscow Mule