The Best Bloody Mary Recipe has…Bacon Swizzle Sticks

Ingredients

To make HOFFY BACON SWIZZLE STICKS you’ll need:

  • 8 strips HOFFY, Premium Bacon

For each Bloody Mary:
The Base:

  • 1-1/2 ounce(s) Vodka
  • 3-4 ounce(s) Bloody Mary Mix OR Tomato Juice OR Homemade Gazpacho

A Splash of Flavor:

  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) Fresh lemon juice OR fresh lime juice OR clam juice

The Heat:

  • 3-4 dashes Tabasco, Frank's Red Hot, Sriracha, Worcestershire, soy sauce, sweet chili sauce or chipotles in adobo sauce

SPICES:

  • Dash of salt
  • Pepper
  • Celery salt
  • Cayenne
  • Smoked paprika

GARNISHES:

  • Celery stalks, romaine hearts, cucumber spears, asparagus, dill pickles, pickled green beans, pickled okra, strips of bell peppers, lemon wedges, lime wedges, pepperoncini, banana peppers, halved cherry tomatoes, blue cheese-stuffed olives

Drink Bloody Marys are a favorite staple for weekend brunch and a wonderful way to experiment with spices and garnishes!

Recipe created especially for HOFFY by Chef Jamie Gwen.

Preparation

To make the HOFFY BACON SWIZZLE STICKS:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  2. Twist each slice of bacon, using both hands, to create a tight twist.
  3. Lay the bacon twists on a foil-lined baking sheet, pressing the ends down to hold the twist in place.
  4. Place a baking rack on top of the swizzle sticks to retain their shape. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown and crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain.

To make the Bloody Mary:

  1. In 11-ounce highball glass, stir together vodka, bloody mary mix, lemon juice, hot sauce.
  2. Fill another glass with ice, then pour mixture into second glass. Pour back and forth 3 to 4 times to mix well, then salt, pepper and any other spices.
  3. Garnish with Hoffy Bacon Swizzle Sticks and your favorites such as celery stalk, cherry tomato, and pepperoncini. ENJOY!

Calories 154

Protein 3.5g

Fat 3g

Cholesterol 5mg

Carbohydrate 6g

Sodium 674mg

Fiber 0.5g

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