Bloody Marys


Be adventurous and change the standard celery garnish in this brunch cocktail. Opt for green olives on toothpicks, small pickles, or even a strip of beef jerky.

Bloody Mary
Photo: Andy Lyons
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 2 cup tomato juice or vegetable juice cocktail, chilled

  • 3 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish

  • ½ - ¾ teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce

  • ¼ teaspoon celery salt or garlic salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • Ice cubes

  • Vodka (optional)

  • Celery stalks with leaves

  • Green onions


  1. In a pitcher combine tomato juice, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, horseradish, hot pepper sauce, celery salt, and pepper. Stir well. Pour into ice-filled glasses. If desired, stir in vodka (1 jigger or 3 tablespoons per serving). Garnish each serving with a celery stalk and green onion. Makes 4 (1/2- to 2/3-cup) servings.

Bloody Marias:

Prepare as above, except add 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin to tomato juice mixture and substitute tequila for the vodka.

Wasabi Marys:

Prepare as above, except substitute 1 teaspoon wasabi paste for the hot pepper sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

29 Calories
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 29
% Daily Value *
Sodium 484mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Protein 1g
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 302mg 6%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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