Celery Cilantro Cocktail

Fresh squeezed lime juice, celery, cilantro and vodka are muddled together with a simple syrup. (I cheated and combined one tablespoon of agave syrup with one tablespoon of water in place of simple syrup)

Lots of you are requesting more cockails so I will be adding a few each month. You my be thinking I lost my mind with this concotion, but I must say, I loved the combination of fresh ingredients in this drink, perfect now that the weather is getting warmer!

I took a food styling/photography class a few weeks ago at the Sweet Paul workshop, what a gift Paul has for making food styling look effortless! Since taking his class I’ve been following his blog and came accros this cocktail which intrigued me. Today I finally got around to trying it and I loved it! I made some slight adaptions from Paul’s original recipe. Enjoy your weekend!

p.s – to make this a mocktail, leave out the vodka and add more seltzer for a total of 2 points plus.

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Celery Cilantro Cocktail


  • 1 oz Absolut Citron
  • 3 tbsp fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 2 tbsp simple syrup (or  1 tbsp agave, 1 tbsp water)
  • 5 inch piece celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tbsp seltzer
  • ice


  1. In a mixing glass or pitcher, combine celery and cilantro and muddle together with vodka, lime juice and simple syrup.
  2. Pour through a fine mesh strainer into a glass filled with ice and top with selzter.
  3. Garnish with celery greens and cilantro, maybe even a lime wedge!

Nutrition Information

Yield: 1 serving, Serving Size: 1 glass

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 7
  • Points +: 5
  • Calories: 135 calories
  • Total Fat: 0g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: 15.8mg
  • Carbohydrates: 19.9g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Sugar: 15.8g
  • Protein: 0.2g
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