Garden Veggie Juice

Blend garden-fresh tomatoes, onion, and sweet and hot peppers with tomato juice to make this spicy drink. Serve as an appetizer or snack.

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Makes:
2 servings
Start to Finish:
10 mins
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Garden Veggie Juice

Ingredients
1 1/2
cups coarsely chopped tomato
1
jalapeno pepper, seeded and cut-up
1/4
of a sweet pepper, seeded and cut up
1
small green onion, cut-up (white part only)
1/2
lime, juiced
 
salt
 
freshly ground black pepper
 
bottled hot pepper sauce
 
purchased tomato juice
 
pickled banana pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. Place tomato; jalapeno pepper; sweet pepper*; the white part of a small green onion; and the juice from half a lime in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Season to taste with salt, freshly ground black pepper, and bottled hot pepper sauce. If necessary, add purchased tomato juice or water to reach desired consistency. Pour into small glasses. Top with a pickled banana pepper, if desired.

From the Test Kitchen

Use red sweet pepper with red tomatoes and yellow sweet pepper with yellow tomatoes.

Nutrition Note:

This juice is a great use for an abundance of garden veggies. The juice is a source of vitamins, antioxidants, lycopene -- and is fairly low in calories.

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