SPICY TOMATO-CUCUMBER SMOOTHIE

 

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Ingredients

  • 1 med. ripe but firm tomato, cut into chunks
  • 1 1/2 C. tomato juice, well chilled
  • 1 C. cucumber (peeled, seeded and cut into chunks)
  • 1 sm. clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped (or to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin, or to taste
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lime juice
  • 4 ice cubes
  • Garnish ideas:
  • lime wedges
  • cherry tomatoes
  • cucumber spears

Directions

  • Combine tomatoes, tomato juice, cucumber, garlic, jalapeno, cumin, lime juice and ice cubes in the jar of a blender. Process until mixture is pureed and smooth.
  • Divide mixture between 2 tall tumblers. If desired, garnish tumblers with lime wedges, cherry tomatoes and/or cucumber spears.

Notes

This smooth is rich in antioxidants and is sure to quench your thirst on a hot summer day. For an extra special smoothie pluck a tomato and/or cucumber from your own garden.

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