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Sassy Redhead Recipe

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Course: Beverage
Total Time: Under 15 Minutes
Skill Level: Easy
Cost: Inexpensive
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Sassy Redhead

Photo by: Joseph De Leo

Tomatoes contain lycopene, a strong antioxidant touted as a cancer fighter. They’re also rich in vitamin C and contain appreciable amounts of vitamins A and B, potassium, iron, and phosphorus. Research shows that daily servings of tomato paste will keep us heart-healthy. Here’s a good start toward that goal.

Yield: Serves 1

INGREDIENTS
  • ½ cup (4 oz.) buttermilk
  • ½ cup (4 oz.) tomato juice
  • ½ cup silken tofu
  • 3 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh dill or tarragon, or ¼ tsp. dried dill weed or tarragon
  • Dash of Tabasco sauce (optional)
  • 3 ice cubes, coarsely crushed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

Combine all ingredients except salt and pepper in a blender. Cover and process at medium speed until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Pour into a tall glass.


© 2002 Sharon Tyler Herbst

Editor's Note

Nutritional information includes 1/8 teaspoon of added salt.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

186kcal (9%)
489mg (20%)
23g
3g
6g (9%)
0g
1g (7%)
1g
3g
5mg (2%)
17g
15g
83mg
1117mg
83mcg RAE (3%)
35mg (58%)
316mg (32%)
4mg (20%)
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