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Tomato Juice Cocktail Recipe

Tomato Juice Cocktail Recipe

“This recipe came from my mother-in-law and many say it’s the best tomato juice they’ve ever tasted,” shares Beverly Cottrell in Ipswich, Massachusetts. “It has a little eye-opening kick to it that’s wonderful!”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 35 min. + chilling YIELD:2 servings


  • 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 for 30-35 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Cool.
  • 2. Transfer tomato mixture to a blender; cover and process until smooth. Refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional 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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bevery1949 User ID: 5979249 233560
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2015

"Husband thought it was good. Good way to use end of the season tomatoes"

ConnieK User ID: 282614 208050
Reviewed Jul. 5, 2012

"The best tomato juice I have ever had. I usually make a double (and even triple!!!) batch."

honeydew44 User ID: 5949883 159473
Reviewed Apr. 25, 2011

"Just needs the kick of some vodka or gin to round it out. Also needs a kicker of tabasco sauce,."

kimross67 User ID: 4986518 141369
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"it was great"

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