Cookbook:Tomato Juice

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Tomato Juice
Eargon Tomato Juice.jpg
Category Beverage recipes
Servings 4
Energy 75 Cal (314 kJ)
Time 5 minutes
Serving Size: 12 fluid ounces (320 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 75
Calories from fat 4.5
Total Fat 0.5 g
Saturated Fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 91 mg
Total Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 10 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin A 26%
Vitamin C 31%
Calcium 4%
Iron 16%

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Eärgon Tomato Juice is an easy-to-make, low-sodium tomato juice. An interesting variation adds bacon substitute to add a smoky flavor and 10g of protein at the cost of a little fat and sodium.

Ingredients[edit | edit source]

Equipment[edit | edit source]

  • 1 48-fluid-ounce (1.4 litres) pitcher or similar container

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Add tomato paste to container
  2. Add water
  3. Add vinegar
  4. Add black pepper
  5. Shake vigorously or stir
  6. Serve

Will last several days in a suitable container in refrigerator.

Notes, tips, and variations[edit | edit source]

  • Contents will settle over time, shake vigorously before serving.
  • Recipe is easy to customize. Some options include adding cilantro, garlic, dill weed, peppers, or a few ounces of spinach.
  • Add 3 tbsp (2 servings) of bacon substitute to add a smoky taste and 10 g of protein at the cost of a few grams of fat and 2/10 of a gram of salt.

Nutrition[edit | edit source]

One 12-fluid-ounce (340g) serving of the juice has only 75 calories, total fat content of 0.5 g with no saturated fat or cholesterol. Also, distinguishing it from store-bought juices, it contains about 91 mg of sodium, less than 3% of the U.S. daily recommended allowance. An off-the-shelf brand might have 420 mg of sodium in an 8-fluid-ounce portion.

This juice is a good source of vitamins and minerals. One serving provides 31% of a day's recommended Vitamin C, 26% of Vitamin A, 18% of Vitamin E, 9% of pyridoxine, 15% of vitamin K and 13% of niacin. In terms of minerals, it provides 25% of a day's potassium, 17% of manganese and copper, and 16% of iron. Additionally, one serving also has 4 grams of both dietary fiber and protein.

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