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How to make a bloody mary | basic recipe for bloody mary's

Homemade Bloody Mary

The classic recipe for a bloody Mary that always works!
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Prep Time5 minutes
Servings1 serving


  • Celery salt for rim
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 4 oz Tomato juice
  • 2 dashes Tabasco Sauce
  • 2 tsp horseradish
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 pinch black pepper
  • 1 pinch paprika


  • Dampen the rim of your glass (moving a lemon wedge along the rim will do this).
  • Place celery salt on a plat and press your glass rim onto it.
  • Fill cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Place all remaining ingredients in cocktail shaker.
  • Shake.
  • Strain cocktail into glass.
  • Garnish with celery and a lime wedge, or a pickle spear and olive.