A simple, yet delicious tomato bouillon.
2 cups tomato juice
1 onion, sliced
1 celery rib, trimmed and chopped
2 whole bay leaves
4 crushed peppercorns
1 lemon, scrubbed and thinly sliced
- Combine tomato juice, onion, celery, bay leaves and peppercorns in a non-reactive saucepan. Stir to combine, cover and let stand for 1 hour.
- Heat mixture over medium heat. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Serve with sliced lemon.
Makes 2 servings.