Home-made Bloody Mary

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By: Tamasin Day-Lewis From: Tamasin's Weekends

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This recipe is classed as easy

Rating 3.19 / 5 (26 votes)

Prep time:
20 min, plus chilling

A restorative hit of Tamasin Day Lewis's Bloody Mary is guaranteed to get you going after a night of indulgence


1. Put all the ingredients, except the vodka, in a food processor. Whizz to a purée for 1-2 minutes.

2. Push as much of the purée as possible through a sieve, pushing down hard with the back of a wooden spoon.

3. Pour into a jug, adjust the seasoning, then chill.

4. Add to the jug as much vodka as you need for a suitably restorative hit.

5. Stir well, then pour into glasses.


  • 1.2 kg ripe or overripe tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 1 stick celery
  • small bunch of fresh coriander, stems removed, leaves roughly chopped
  • sprigs of thyme, flat-leafed parsley and rosemary, stems removed
  • 1 tsp freshly grated horseradish
  • 1 tsp grated onions
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • pinch of sugar
  • salt
  • few drops of tabasco
  • few drops of Worcestershire sauce
  • chilled vodka

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