The Best Bloody Mary

Recipe by Manami
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READY IN: 11hrs
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place first 6 ingredients in large pot.
  • Add enough water just to cover (about 6 cups).
  • Bring to boil; reduce heat to medium and simmer uncovered until vegetables are very soft, about 50 minutes.
  • Discard bay leaf; add 1 tablespoon coarse salt and lemon juice; cool slightly.
  • Working in batches, puree vegetable mixture in blender until smooth.
  • Add enough water, if needed, to measure 8 cups.
  • Cover and chill.
  • Grind celery seeds with remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt in mortar with pestle or in spice grinder.
  • Add celery-seed salt, Worcestershire sauce, hot pepper sauce, horseradish, black pepper, hot chili sauce, and Guinness, if desired, to vegetable puree.
  • Cover and chill Bloody Mary mix overnight.
  • Stir Bloody Mary mix and vodka or gin in large pitcher.
  • Fill tall glasses with ice.
  • Divide Bloody Mary among glasses.
  • Garnish with lime wedges and pickled vegetables.
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