Basic Bloody Mary

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes


Lime juice
Seasoned pepper or Old Bay seasoning
1 cup tomato juice, chilled
3 tablespoons vodka
3 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
3/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
4 drops hot sauce
1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon celery salt
1/4 teaspoon salt
Garnishes: lime wedges, pickled green beans, pickled peppers


1. Dip rim of a cocktail glass in lime juice; dip in seasoned pepper, coating well.

2. Add 1 cup chilled tomato juice and next 8 ingredients to prepared glass, stirring until blended. Add ice to tomato juice mixture in glass. Garnish, if desired.