It seems a total oxymoron to call a gladiator skinny, but we are referring to a low calorie cocktail and not some muscle-bound hunk who slew lions with his bare hands.
The original Gladiator mixed drink is actually a drop shot, or shooter, where the spirits are put in a shot glass and dropped into a mix of juice and 7-Up. The idea being that you then slug it down and risk breaking your teeth. We think our MixnSip skinny version with Disaronno and only about 120 calories is far more enjoyable, and most certainly safer.
See how Elizabeth arms herself with a Skinny Gladiator.
- 1 oz Disaronno Amaretto
- 1 oz peach nectar
- 1 1/2 oz fresh-squeezed orange juice
- 1 1/2 oz club soda
- Mix all but the soda with ice and the strain into a chilled cocktail glass
- Add the chilled soda
- Garnish with a slice of fresh peach and a small sprig of mint for an extra splash of color