Rethink the Bloody Mary with our collection of classic versions as well as some unlikely contenders that feature the essential cocktail recipe.
Bloody Mary PunchInstead of stirring all the ingredients together, serve optional shots of vodka on the side, and let guests add it or not.
Bloody Mary BurgersInspired by the classic cocktail, these bold-flavored burgers make a fantastic brunch entrée. For an extra umami kick, whisk 1 to 2 teaspoons vodka into the sauce.
Heirloom Bloody MaryHeirloom Bloody Mary is the perfect way to showcase your garden bounty of heirloom tomatoes.
Old Bay Bloody MaryNot your standard Bloody Mary, this one derives its kick from Old Bay seasoning, concocted with 18 spices and herbs, and fresh horseradish. Have a variety of hot sauces on hand for Bloody Mary connoisseurs who like to turn up the heat.
Bloody Mary Tomato Salad with Quick Pickled ShrimpMix and match colorful assorted tomatoes, such as 'Beefsteak,' 'Brandywine,' and 'Cherokee Purple.' Their rich, meaty flavor counters the dressing's tang and zip. Don't overlook the tender inside leaves of the celery bunch--they're quite delicious, and they add an herbal note to the dish.
Barbecue Bloody MaryThe barbecue rub around the rim of the glass and mixed in with the cocktail itself offers a unique Southern flair to this classic cocktail.
Bloody Mary Green Bean SaladWe turned a festive cocktail into a salad by making the drink's crunchy garnishes (green beans and celery) the star and dressing them with a vinaigrette made with Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix.
Green Tomato Bloody MaryWe used an assortment of fresh herbs, such as basil, parsley, dill, and cilantro. We suggest making this a day ahead to allow the flavors to fully develop. Store in the refrigerator; stir before serving.
Judy's Bloody Mary Mix
Make this bloody mary mix at least 3 days prior to serving.
Garden Bloody MaryA great cocktail can start just outside your door when you grow almost all the ingredients yourself.
Mediterranean Skewers with Bloody Mary VinaigretteThese skewers are a hassle-free appetizer. Just thread together store-bought cheese, grape tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and olives on skewers and serve with the homemade vinaigrette.
Cajun Bloody MaryFor a pretty presentation, rub the rims of glasses with lemon wedges, and dip in a mixture of black pepper and coarse salt.
Bloody Mary Oyster ShootersThis recipe calls for a small amount of alcohol, so it's really more of a fun canapé than a beverage. If you want to make a nonalcoholic version, omit the vodka and add an extra 1/4 cup veggie juice and a bit more lemon juice.
Vodka-Poached Shrimp with Bloody Mary Cocktail SauceThis vodka-infused spin on a classic shrimp cocktail is just the thing to give your guests the chills.
Spicy Bloody Mary SmoothieEnjoy the tangy, spicy flavor of a classic brunch drink without the alcohol.