Best Ever Bloody Mary
Makes 4-6 drinks
1 quart of your favorite tomato juice or tomato-based mixed vegetable juice
1 shot (1 large tablespoon)
1 shot (1 tablespoon) Tabasco sauce
1 teaspoon celery salt
Juice of two limes
6 pepperoncini peppers
6 green olives stuffed with garlic (or just pitted)
Six lime slices
6 stalks celery, washed
1. In a pitcher, mix the tomato or mixed vegetable juice with the horseradish, Tabasco, and Worcestershire sauces, celery salt, and lime juice.
2. Use a toothpick to connect one pepper with one olive and one slice of lime.
3. Serve over ice (add one shot of vodka, if desired) with garnish of pepperoncini pepper, olive, and lime slice, and a celery stalk stuck into the glass.
Per serving: 41 calories, trace fat, 0 milligrams cholesterol, 8.8 grams carbohydrates, 1.5 grams protein, 538 milligrams sodium, 1.2 grams fiber, 6.8 grams sugar.