Tomato Juice Cocktail

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min. + chilling


3 servings

Updated: Feb. 10, 2022
This recipe came from my mother-in-law and many say it’s the best tomato juice they’ve ever tasted. It has a little eye-opening kick to it that’s wonderful! —Beverly Cottrell, Ipswich, Maine
Tomato Juice Cocktail Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3/4 pound tomatoes (about 4 small), sliced
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sliced celery
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until vegetables are tender, 30-35 minutes. Cool.
  2. Transfer tomato mixture to a blender; cover and process until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 69 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 614mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.

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