Hot buttered tomato juice: The retro recipe from 1975

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Vintage drink recipe for hot buttered tomato juice

They’ll oooh and aaah and ask for the recipe.

Land O Lakes Hot Buttered Tomato Juice

The taste sensation is a surprising “wow.” Butter blends the subtlety of oregano and the zip of Worcestershire with the goodness of tomato juice.

And you start, of course, with Land O Lakes, America’s no. 1 butter. It’s made only from fresh sweet cream for flavor that’s naturally delicate. Look for other recipes in specially marked Land O Lakes butter cartons.

A savory drink for the winter: Hot buttered tomato juice (1975)

Hot buttered tomato juice (retro recipe)

Hot buttered tomato juice (1975)

Hot buttered tomato juice (1975)

Yield: 8 (6-oz.) servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 (46-oz.) can tomato juice
  • 1-1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano leaves
  • 1/4 c. Land O Lakes Sweet Cream Butter


In 3-quart saucepan, combine all ingredients.

Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, till heated through; about 15 minutes.

Serve piping hot.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 210Total Fat: 23gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 415mgCarbohydrates: 1gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 1g
Click Americana offers approximate nutrition information as a general reference only, and we make no warranties regarding its accuracy. Please make any necessary calculations based on the actual ingredients used in your recipe, and consult with a qualified healthcare professional if you have dietary concerns.
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