Vincent’s Red Juice

Vincent Valentine in Nibelheim“Cool? Hmmm… I guess that’s just how I am, sorry.”

—Vincent Valentine, FFVII

He wants you to know that the stuff you hear about garlic is total fiction.

  • 1 lb. organic Roma tomatoes
  • 6 oz. organic spinach
  • 10 oz. organic kale
  • 1 organic beet (root and leaves), scrubbed well
  • 3 raw garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 lb. organic carrots (about 6 carrots)
  • 5 oz. organic celery (about 2 to 4 stalks)
  • 1 fresh lime, quartered
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt

Start your multispeed juicer on setting 1 and add tomatoes. Increase speed to setting 3 and add spinach. Increase speed to setting 4 and add kale. Increase speed to setting 5 and add beet root, beet leaves, garlic cloves, carrots, and celery.

Remove pitcher from the juicer. Squeeze the lime quarters into the pitcher and and stir in salt. Juice can be stored overnight in the refrigerator if necessary, but is best when served immediately.

Makes about 24 to 32 ounces of juice, depending on the size of the beet: 570 calories, 5.3 g. fat, 0.8 g. saturated fat, 2.4 g. poly. fat, 0.5 g. mono. fat, 1427.2 mg. sodium, 5767.9 mg. potassium, 123.1 g. carbohydrates, 27 g. protein, vitamin A 1003%, vitamin C 666%, calcium 85%, iron 77%

Total cost for all ingredients is about $9 at Trader Joe’s.