|Energy||75 Cal (314 kJ)|
|Serving Size:||12 fluid ounces (320 g)|
|Servings Per Recipe:||4|
|Amount per serving|
|Calories from fat||4.5|
|Total Fat||0.5 g|
|Saturated Fat||0.1 g|
|Total Carbohydrates||17 g|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g|
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.
- 1 12-ounce (340g) can of unsalted, canned tomato paste
- 30 fl. oz water (3 cans full) (890ml)
- 3 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
- 3 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 48-fluid-ounce (1.4 litres) pitcher or similar container
- Add tomato paste to container
- Add water
- Add vinegar
- Add black pepper
- Shake vigorously or stir
Will last several days in a suitable container in refrigerator.
Notes, tips, and variations
- 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.
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.
- You can make your own tomato paste following our recipe.