Just worth mentioning: there are many recipes that tell how to make tomato juice at home. They differ from each other either radically or in details. Invariably one: at the entrance we have tomatoes of any sort, of any size and almost any degree of maturity, and at the output - a delicious and wholesome tomato juice. This is the best fate for those fruits that were discarded when sending tomatoes to pickling or pickling.
So, at the entrance - a bucket of tomato (which is aboutcorresponds to 6 kg of fruit). Wash them, cut off the damaged parts, cut into several pieces and fold them into a fire-proof container of the appropriate size. A pan with a thick bottom, a cast iron boiler, etc. will suit. Capacity should be placed on a slow fire and cook, from time to time stirring.
After the tomato brew boils, hisIt is necessary to torment the plate for about an hour. As a result, the fruits should so boil to be easily rubbed hot through a wire mesh. The more they decay, the less will be the cake.
The output should be 3-4 liters of juice -thick as mashed potatoes. It is brought back on fire to boiling, gets rid by noise from the foam and is poured into previously sterilized jars. It remains to roll them and store at room temperature.
After the production of tomato juicecompleted, you can do anything with him. You can just drink, previously diluting because of the density of boiled water (compare the juice, cooked in this way and passed through the juicer - feel the difference). You can add salt, hot red pepper, etc. to it.
Such a production of tomato juice in domesticconditions allows, absolutely nothing in it not adding, to make it both sweet, and sour. The first is obtained from large fleshy overripe tomatoes, its something most pleasant to drink. And small fruits give juice with sourness, which is much more universal. They can fill borscht, it is good to put out cabbage rolls or stuffed peppers, from it a great lasagne sauce is prepared. Finally, this juice is used as a preservative for whole sweet peppers, peeled tomatoes.
Remember that, in addition to indisputable advantages and usefulness, tomato juice has a number of contraindications, so it's good that everything is in moderation.