Creamy Green Smoothies
small cooking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
of a medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces
cup small fresh broccoli florets
cup lime sherbet
cup ice cubes
- 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.
- 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.
- Pour into tall glasses and serve immediately.
From the Test Kitchen
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