Tomato Juice


30 medium sized tomatoes quartered

1 1⁄2 C Peppers (Green or Sweet)

1 C Carrots

1⁄2 C Celery

1 Diced Onion

2-3 Cloves of Garlic

1⁄4 C fresh or freeze-dried parsley

1 Chopped Jalapeno with or without seeds

1⁄4 C sugar

1⁄4 C Lemon Juice

1 1⁄2 Tbsp Salt
1 Tbsp Worcestershire

Tomato Juice

Sep 13, 2022Brian Witmer
Contributed By: Live. Life. Simple.

This will make 2 medium size trays*


  1. Quarter your tomatoes and put them into a large pot.
  2. Add peppers, carrots, celery, onion, garlic, parsley and jalapeno and cook for 30-45 minutes.
  3. Put through the Food Processor or Blender and return to the pot.
  4. Add sugar, lemon juice, salt, and worcestershire and return to a boil.
  5. Cool
  6. Add to Freeze Dryer Tray for Pre-Freeze
      1. You may want to put your tray in the freezer, fill with juice, add stackers, next tray, etc.
  1. Freeze Dry
  2. Store Appropriately (See Tips and Tricks for storage help)

Cycle Time 

My cycle time was 30 and 1⁄2 hours in a medium freeze dryer with 3 trays full of liquid tomato products and 1 of tomato chips


Add water, stir, let sit, repeat until desired consistency is reached.


* Large Tray = 8 Cups/tray   Medium = 6 Cups/Tray   Small = 4 Cups/Tray

Cycle times & rehydration for reference only. Your results may vary


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