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Açai Super Smoothie

Photo: Antonis Achilleos
Total time 5 mins
Yield Makes 2 large drinks
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.

Ingredients

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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 285
  • fat 1.3 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • carbohydrate 71 g
  • fiber 6 g
  • protein 2 g

How to Make It

  1. In a blender, combine one 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.

Cook's Notes

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

Nutrition data is per one drink.