1. Combine vegetable juice, next 5 ingredients, and, if desired, vodka in a punch bowl or a pitcher. Serve over ice in glasses. Serve with celery sticks, if desired.
Note: For testing purposes only, we used V8 Low Sodium 100% Vegetable Juice.
This recipe originally ran in Southern Living February, 2008 and was updated for the November, 2012 issue.