Magnificent Mary

The Magnificent Mary! Sacramento Tomato Juice Contest Winner!

Chef Robert Aikens
Executive Chef Robert Aikens, Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Center, NYC. When he entered his recipe into Sacramento’s Magnificent Mary Contest, our judges knew this recipe was going to be delicious and truly exceptional.

Ingredients:
6 cups Sacramento Tomato Juice
2 cups Vodka
½ Cucumber, peeled, deseeded and chopped
2 Tbsp. + ½ tsp. Tabasco® Hot Sauce
3 Tbsp. Redpack® Tomato Paste
6 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
5 dashes Angostura bitters
½ cup + 6 Tbsp. Lemon juice
2 tsp. Fresh ground black pepper
1 tsp. Celery salt
1 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. Old Bay® Seasoning
¼ cup Creamed horseradish
1½ Tbsp. Fresh grated horseradish

Instructions:
Place cucumber and tomato paste in a blender and puree with 1/3 of Sacramento Tomato Juice until smooth. Pour into a bowl and whisk in the rest of the ingredients. Garnish option: celery stick, ¼ pickle wedge on a pick, spike with olives, cherry tomato and lemon slice.
The Magnificent Mary makes 10 servings.