Açai Super Smoothie

Acai Super Smoothie Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos
Brazilian surfers first popularized this freakishly nutritious Amazonian berry. Now it has gone mainstream. The smoothie here, by F&W's Grace Parisi, boosts açai's healthfulness with pomegranate juice.


Makes 2 large drinks
Total time: 5 Minutes

Recipe from

Food & Wine

Recipe Time

Total: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 285
Fat 1.3 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Carbohydrate 71 g
Fiber 6 g
Protein 2 g


1 package frozen unsweetened açai puree
2 bananas
1 cup pomegranate juice
1 cup frozen raspberries
1 tablespoon agave nectar


In a blender, combine one 3.5-ounce package frozen unsweetened açai puree with 2 bananas, 1 cup frozen raspberries, 1 cup pomegranate juice and 1 tablespoon agave nectar and blend at high speed until smooth. Serve right away.


Açai puree is available at well-stocked health-food stores and online at sambazon.com.

Nutrition data is per one drink.

Grace Parisi,

Food & Wine

March 2011