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Basic Bloody Mary

Prep time 5 mins
Yield Makes 1 serving


  • 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

How to Make It

  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.