Loaded Bloody Maria

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min (includes soaking time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 1/2 cups tequila blanco

2 cups pickled okra or green beans plus 1/2 cup pickle brine

2 tablespoons lime juice 

1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

1 tablespoon hot sauce 

1 teaspoon celery seed 

1 teaspoon celery salt 

1 teaspoon prepared horseradish 

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 

1 cup cocktail onions 

46 ounces tomato vegetable juice 

24 pitted green olives 

1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 

2 cups grape tomatoes 

4 strips cooked bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces 

8 stalks celery 


Special equipment:
six 12-inch skewers
  1. Mix the tequila, pickle brine, lime juice, Worcestershire, hot sauce, celery seed, celery salt, horseradish and garlic powder together in a measuring cup or bowl. Add the cocktail onions to the mix and let soak at least 30 minutes and up to overnight.
  2. Transfer the infused onions to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Stir together the infused tequila and tomato vegetable juice in a large pitcher. Stuff the olives with the feta cheese.
  3. Thread 12-inch skewers with all your favorite fixings: stuffed olives, pickled okra or green beans, grape tomatoes, bacon and cocktail onions. Serve the tequila mixture over ice with a skewer of fixings and the celery.