Gingered Carrot Smoothies

Gingered Carrot Smoothies Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower
Grated ginger adds a bit of zip to Gingered Carrot Smoothies.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 143
Fat 1.5 g
Satfat 1 g
Sodium 86 mg

Ingredients

1 cup plain 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt
2 cups chopped peeled carrot
1/2 cup carrot juice
1 tablespoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1 1/2 cups crushed ice
1/4 cup honey

Preparation

Place yogurt in a blender. Place carrot, carrot juice, and ginger in a food processor. Process until smooth. Strain carrot mixture through a fine sieve; discard solids. Add carrot mixture, crushed ice, and honey to blender; process until smooth.

Note:

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Robin Bashinsky,

June 2013
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