Creamy Green Smoothies

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Makes:
4 servings
Serving Size:
7 ounces
Yields:
3 3/4 cups
Prep:
15 mins
Cook:
8 mins
Cool:
30 mins
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Creamy Green Smoothies

Ingredients
2
small cooking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
1/2
of a medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2
cup small fresh broccoli florets
1
cup lime sherbet
3/4
cup ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place a steamer basket in a saucepan. Add water to just below the bottom of the basket. Bring water to boiling. Add apples, zucchini, and broccoli to steamer basket. Cover and reduce heat. Steam for 8 to 10 minutes or until very tender. Remove from heat; cool completely.
  2. Transfer apple mixture to a blender. Add sherbet. Cover and blend until very smooth, stopping and scraping sides of blender as needed. Add ice cubes. Cover and blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into tall glasses and serve immediately.

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Make-Ahead Tip:

Prepare smoothies as directed. Transfer to an airtight freezer container. Cover and chill for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 6 months. If frozen, thaw in the refrigerator. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Facts

(Creamy Green Smoothies)
    Per serving:
  • 105 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 0 g monounsatured fat),
  • 3 mg chol.,
  • 21 mg sodium,
  • 23 g carb.,
  • 2 g fiber,
  • 19 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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