Bloody Mary’s are an iconic drink. A savory cocktail of tomato juice, sauces, rimmed with seasonings and garnished with a stalk of celery.

They’re basically alcoholic salad, right?

But what if you took all the elements of a Bloody Mary, and made it into a sheet pan dinner of chicken and veggies that you can serve up alone (for low-carb) or over some pasta in a vodka sauce, just to really bring things home?

Well, we made it…and it worked!

The result was a true Bloody Mary-inspired meal, that was well paired with the veggies we cooked them in. Thankfully, all on one dish, which as we know – is just a little piece of magic that helps you through the evenings.

Cooking for a family? Don’t worry – this is alcohol free, and great for kids, too!

Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Servings: 4-6
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 chicken breasts, cubed
  • 1 medium red onion, diced
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 can tomato juice (we used V8 Seasoned)
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic, divided
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp hot sauce
  • 2 tbsps celery salt, divided
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lime, for squeezing
  • Cooked pasta & vodka sauce for serving, optional
  • Bacon bits, optional for garnish.

Equipment

  • Sheet Pan
  • Parchment Paper (optional)

Method

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Place your chopped chicken breast into a medium sized mixing bowl and add the following for it's marinade: tomato juice, 1 tbsp minced garlic, worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, 1 tbsp celery salt. Set aside.
  • Next, add your chopped onion, tomatoes and celery to your parchment-lined sheet pan, and drizzle with olive oil, adding 1 tbsp minced garlic and 1 tbsp celery salt, toss to coat.
  • Moving the vegetables to the top and bottom of your sheet pan, add your marinated chicken to the sheet pan and spread out evenly.
  • Cook in the oven for 20 minutes, turning/tossing half way through. Remove when chicken is fully cooked. Drizzle with freshly squeezed lime juice.
  • Serve immediately over pasta in vodka sauce, on it's own, on rice or enjoy on it's own! Optionally, top with some bacon bits for some added smokiness to your meal. Enjoy!
Sarah Nicole

Since successfully losing 100lbs by changing her relationship with food and her body, Sarah has taken her passion for food and balanced it between cucumbers and cupcakes. When she's not bustling her way around a kitchen, you can find her working out or winding down at home with her 3 kids and pug. Follow Sarah's journey on Instagram @TheBirdsPapaya.

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