Ben’s Bloody Mary

by0| PUBLISHED Sep 23, 2008 4:00 AM
Ben’s Bloody Mary

Assistant kitchen director Ben Mims entertains a crowd with this lemony bloody mary.

Yield: serves 8


  • 8 oz. vodka, plus more to taste
  • 8 cups tomato juice or V8
  • <sup>1</sup>⁄<sub>2</sub> cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
  • 3 tbsp. plus 1 tsp. worcestershire
  • 4 tbsp. fresh grated horseradish
  • 4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. Tabasco
  • Celery stalks, pickled asparagus, pickled green beans, and green olives, for garnish


  • Pour ingredients into a pitcher filled with cracked ice. Stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Serve with celery stalks, asparagus, green beans, and olives.