Apple-Zucchini Smoothies

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Apple-Zucchini Smoothies
Photo: Karla Conrad
Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 cups

Ingredients

  • 4 small cooking apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced

  • 1 medium zucchini, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 cup small broccoli florets

  • 2 cup lime sherbet

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • Ice cubes

  • Milk

Directions

  1. Place apples, zucchini, and broccoli in a steamer basket in a large saucepan. Add water to saucepan to just below the basket. Bring to boiling. Steam, covered, for 8 to 10 minutes or until very tender. Remove from heat; cool completely.

  2. Transfer apple mixture to a blender. Add sherbet, yogurt, and honey. Cover and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Add ice cubes; cover and blend until smooth.*

  3. Pour mixture into an ice cube tray and freeze overnight until firm. Transfer smoothie cubes to a 1-gallon freezer bag; seal and freeze for up to 6 months.

  4. To serve, in a blender combine 6 smoothie cubes and 3 tablespoons milk per serving. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into tall glasses and serve immediately.

*

If desired, add 3/4 cup milk to the pureed mixture. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into tall glasses and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

283 Calories
2g Fat
61g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 283
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 107mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 61g 22%
Total Sugars 49g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 35.9mg 180%
Calcium 213mg 16%
Iron 0.8mg 4%
Potassium 592mg 13%
Folate, total 39mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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