Tortellini Soup

  • 1/2 to 1 cup Big Daddy’s Bloody Mary Mix (to desired spiciness)
  • 3 T Olive Oil
  • 1 Yellow Onion Chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic Minced
  • 1 141/2 oz can diced tomatoes drained
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  • 2 tsp fresh chopped rosemary or 1/2 tsp dried
  • 12 oz of fresh meat or cheese tortellini or 9 oz ravioli
  • 3 cups chopped fresh spinach or 1 10oz package of frozen spinach (thawed and drained)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Topping: Prepared pesto or pesto and grated parmesan cheese
  • Heat Olive Oil in large pot add onion and garlic, sauté 5 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and Big Daddy’s Bloody Mary Mix, cook 1 minute.
  • Stir in broth and rosemary, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add pasta and simmer for five additional minutes.
  • Add spinach and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Continue cooking until spinach is wilted and pasta is tender.
  • Garnish with pesto/cheese, Enjoy!


  • Two pounds of Meat
  • 2 cups of Big Daddy’s Bloody Mary Mix
  • 1 one gallon Ziploc bag
  • Marinade in refrigerator for 1 to 2 days.
  • Sear each side for 5 minutes and smoke with indirect heat until done.


  • 1 cup Big Daddy’s Bloody Mary Mix
  • 2 ounces vodka (optional)
  • Large splash olive oil
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 salmon fillets, 6 oz each
  • In a shallow pan, heat olive oil. Sauté celery until it starts to sweat.
  • Push the celery aside and add the salmon to the pan.
  • Add the Bloody Mary Mix and bring to a gentle simmer. Add in the vodka at this time.
  • Cover with a tight fitting lid and let salmon poach in the liquid for about 10-12 minutes, until it is just cooked through.
  • To serve, plate the salmon and spoon the sautéed celery and sauce over the salmon.

BBQ Sauce

  • 2 cups of Big Daddy’s Bloody Mary Mix
  • 4 tablespoons (Rounded) of Brown Sugar
  • 4 1/2 ounces of Molasses
  • Mix all ingredients in sauce pan and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring often.


  • Substitute the ketchup with Big Daddy’s Bloody Mary Mix and reduce or omit seasonings in your favorite meatloaf recipe.