Ha! So is it true? I have the idea that all it takes are the words "tomato smoothie" and in an instant, everyone who reads them will be hankering one and know exactly how to make one too. Well just in case I'm wrong about that second point, here's the savory smoothie that I've been playing with.
And honestly, I started to call this recipe "Chilled Tomato Soup with Buttermilk" but with that name, well, doesn't it sound like it takes some, you know, effort? In contrast, a smoothie is on-the-spot, on-demand food, needing just the inspiration and a few minutes to toss into the blender and toss it down the throat.
So a "smoothie" it is. Serve it in glasses with straws or in bowls with spoons. It's still a smoothie.
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RECIPE for TOMATO SMOOTHIE
Time to table: 5 minutes
Makes 2 cups
1 cup buttermilk
1 large very ripe summer tomato
1 - 3 teaspoons red wine vinegar
1 - 3 teaspoons sugar, if needed, to balance the acidity
Drizzle of good balsamic vinegar
Combine buttermilk, tomato, red wine vinegar and sugar in a blender and process until pale and frothy. Pour into glasses or small bowls, drizzle with balsamic vinegar. Drink up!
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