Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Beet, mango, carrot and strawberry smoothie

Mango and strawberry flavours predominate in this beautiful and delicious beet smoothie. It contains four of your day's portions of fresh fruits and vegetables and all the wholesome goodness of raw beets.

Beet, mango, carrot and strawberry smoothie

                                                    Yield: 1 smoothie
Ingredients:

1 beet, approximately 5 c. (2 in.) in diameter, washed, peeled, chopped
4 large fresh strawberries, washed, halved, greens removed
1 carrot, washed, chopped
1 ripe mango, peeled, sliced
¼ cup carrot juice

Chopped beet, mango, strawberries and carrot

Preparation:

1. Wash the fruit and vegetables. 

2. Peel the beet. Chop it into chunks. Place into a blender with carrot juice. Pulse on 'High'.

2. Add chopped carrot to blender and pulse until pureed.

3. Add strawberries and mango. Blend to a fine pureed. 

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