Tomato Water

Take your tomatoes and squeeze them dry! If tomato juice had a fancy cousin, it would be tomato water, a pulp-free, pale pink liquid that tastes like tomatoes distilled and offers a super-hit of flavor.
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potato top tomato

Recipe by Janet Taylor McCracken


  • 2 lb. ripe tomatoes


Puree 2 lb. ripe tomatoes in a blender. Pour into a colander lined with cheesecloth set over a large bowl. Cover; refrigerate overnight. Discard the pulp; stash the water in the fridge..

Now what? Shake it into a Tomato-tini, drizzle it over cooked chicken, use it as a poaching liquid for seafood or tun it into Tomato-Basil Granita with Vanilla Ice Cream.