Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Total time: 20 mins
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 6 ripe tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 1 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, seeded, chopped
  • 1 sweet red bell pepper (or green) seeded and chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1-2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
  • 6 or more drops of Tabasco sauce to taste
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce (omit for vegetarian option)
  • 4 cups tomato juice
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients. Blend slightly, to desired consistency. Place in non-metal, non-reactive storage container, cover tightly and refrigerate overnight, allowing flavors to blend.
  2. In colder months, its best served hot.
Serving size: 1 Calories: 121 Fat: 7g Saturated fat: 1g Carbohydrates: 43g Sugar: 6g Sodium: 336mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 2g
Notes
Nutritional values are estimations, not exact values