Layered Fruit Smoothie

Layered Fruit Smoothie Recipe
If island-inspired cocktails warm your soul, this layered fruit smoothie might just tip your taste buds over the edge.  Pour a strawberry-banana smoothie mixture over a layer of mango smoothie for a two-tone drink that's as pretty as it is tasty. 
Makes two smoothies (serving size: 2 cups)

Ingredients

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1 mango (peeled, pitted, and coarsely chopped)
1 1/4 cups plain low-fat yogurt
4 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest
1 banana (peeled, and chopped)
10 medium strawberries (washed, and hulled)
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest

Preparation

In a blender, whirl the mango; 3/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt; 2 tablespoons honey; the fresh lime juice; 2 ice cubes; and the freshly grated lime zest until smooth. Divide mango-lime smoothie between 2 straight-sided glasses and set aside.

Rinse blender, then whirl the banana; the strawberries; 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt; 2 tablespoons honey; the fresh lemon juice; 2 ice cubes; and the freshly grated lemon zest until smooth. Layer banana-strawberry smoothie onto mango smoothie, gently spooning mixture around inside edge of each glass to create a clean horizontal line.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per smoothie.

Created date

May 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 408
Caloriesfromfat 7 %
Protein 9.6 g
Fat 3.3 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Carbohydrate 94 g
Fiber 5.4 g
Sodium 109 mg
Cholesterol 8.5 mg