v-8 vegetable juice

V-8 Vegetable Juice

Source: Sunset magazine 

  • 15 pounds fully ripe tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups celery, chopped
  • 3 large onions, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced/mashed
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • Worcestershire sauce, to taste

Over medium high heat bring the vegetables to a boil and boil gently for about 20 minutes.

In a covered blender (food processor) and a portion at a time process until smooth. Strain and discard pulp. Add seasonings and bring to just under boiling if canning, or chill and freeze. Yields about 6 quarts.