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.

Grace Parisi
Recipe by Food & Wine March 2011

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Antonis Achilleos

Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 2 large drinks
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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Chef's Notes

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

Nutrition data is per one drink.

Nutrition Facts

285 calories; fat 1.3g; saturated fat 0.1g; carbohydrates 71g; fiber 6g; protein 2g.
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