Virgin Garden-Fresh Bloody Mary

The world's most complex mocktail

Ingredients:

This recipe makes 4 8 oz. servings

  • 3 large tomatoes, cut in wedges
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 jalapeños, stemmed and seeded
  • 2-3 tsp. horseradish
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. celery salt
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 4 large green olives or caperberries, optional
  • 4 pickled dilly beans, optional
  • Ice
Utensils:
  • Blender
  • 1 refrigerator-safe container
  • 4 8 oz. glasses
  • Toothpicks, optional

Directions:

  1. F1. Puree tomatoes in blender until smooth. Add lemon juice, jalapeños, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, celery salt, and pepper, and pulse until mixed through.
  2. Place mixture into a refrigerator-safe container and chill for about 2 hours.
  3. To serve, divide mixture among 4 ice-filled glasses and garnish with olives, or caperberries, and dilly beans on toothpicks, if desired

Tips:

  • Get creative with your garnishes. Add carrots, celery stalks, or dill pickle spears.
  • Want more heat? Add 1 tsp. Tabasco sauce, or other hot sauce, to the mix.
Sources: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/virgin_garden_fresh_bloody_mary.html