Tomato Juice

Tomato Juice
Staff Writer

Photo Sasabune Omakase Modified: Flickr/erin/CC 4.0

Tomatoes get their red hue from lycopene, which is a key carotenoid that can ward off vision-related diseases and complications such as night blindness.

See 9 Drinks That Will Improve Your Eye Sight.

1
Servings
405
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Pounds  tomatoes, chopped
  • just under 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1  Tablespoon  honey or sugar
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  salt
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  black pepper
  • 3/4  Cups  celery, chopped, with leaves

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a steel pot and bring to a simmer. Cook the mixture until it has a soupy consistency. Strain the mixture through a sieve and then cool in the refrigerator. Serve, and drink chilled.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
41g
46%
Saturated Fat
3g
13%
Carbohydrate, by difference
76g
58%
Protein
11g
24%
Vitamin A, RAE
237µg
34%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
115mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
444mg
44%
Choline, total
11mg
3%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
10g
40%
Folate, total
206µg
52%
Iron, Fe
6mg
33%
Magnesium, Mg
36mg
11%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
4mg
29%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
296mg
42%
Selenium, Se
4µg
7%
Sodium, Na
1648mg
100%
Water
121g
4%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Tomato Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Tomato Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.