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Bloody Mary cocktail garnished with straws, pickles and celery sticks

Bloody Mary

Katerina | Diethood
These fresh Bloody Mary's are the brunch cocktail you need in your life! Skip the store-bought mix that's full of preservatives and whip up a better one in minutes.
Servings : 4
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes


  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 8 ounces good quality vodka
  • 3 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 tablespoons dill pickle juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce, or to taste, optional
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • ice, or frozen pickle juice ice cubes
  • celery sticks, for serving
  • pickles, for serving
  • lemon slices, for serving
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt, for rim
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder, for rim


  • In a pitcher, stir together the tomato juice, vodka, worcestershire sauce, pickle juice, lemon juice, lime juice, hot sauce and black pepper.
  • Taste and adjust accordingly.
  • On a small plate, mix together the kosher salt and chili powder. Run a lemon or lime wedge around the rims of the drinking glasses. Dip the glasses in the salt-chili mixture.
  • Divide the ice cubes among the glasses and fill with the bloody Mary mixture.
  • Garnish with celery. Put a pickle and a lime wedge on a small skewer, if desired, and add to the glasses as a garnish.
  • Serve.



Calories: 178 kcal | Carbohydrates: 12 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 2115 mg | Potassium: 542 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 8 g | Vitamin A: 984 IU | Vitamin C: 38 mg | Calcium: 36 mg | Iron: 2 mg | Net Carbs: 11 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: English
Keyword: best bloody mary mix, bloody marys, how to make a bloody mary