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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Recipe: How To Make Your Own Vegetable Tomato Juice (Homemade V8 Juice)

Recipe: How To Make Your Own Vegetable Tomato Juice (Homemade V8 Juice):
Homemade Vegetable Tomato Juice (like V8 juice) 2 - FarmgirlFare.com
A cool and refreshing way to drink your vegetables (recipe here)

I have a sheep farmer friend who swears by Campbell's V8 juice when working out in the heat. She says it's more rejuvenating than drinking water or Gatorade and literally makes the difference between wanting to keel over and being able to keep going for hours.

This is the kind of stuff I need to know.

What could be even better than V8? Homemade V8! Or in this case V4, though I suppose it's technically V3 if you count the parsley as an herb and not a vegetable. Either way, this easy to make vegetable tomato juice will blow that V8 away.

It definitely helps when you're outside slogging away, and it tastes refreshing and delicious.

To make this healthy, flavorful juice, all you do is chop everything up and toss it into a pot. (Did you know V8 is mostly made from water and tomato paste?) It's the perfect way to make use of overripe, imperfect, or just plain ugly tomatoes, which you can sometimes find for a deal at farmers' markets.

And thankfully you don't have to be sweating to enjoy it.

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