Tropical Avocado Smoothie Recipe

Tropical Avocado Smoothie Recipe
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Yes, avocados really are fruit! And they’re really good for you: packed with mono-unsaturated fats which help increase the good cholesterol in your body, these healthy fats also aid in the absorption of carotenoids and lycopene which is essential for good heart health.

Read more about 15 Superfruit Juices You Need to Start Drinking.

1
Servings
947
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 avocado, halved and pitted
  • 1 mango. sliced
  • Juice from 1/4 lime
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup fresh cut pineapple

Directions

In a blender, combine all ingredients until well incorporated and creamy.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
44%
Sugar
47g
52%
Saturated Fat
11g
46%
Cholesterol
56mg
19%
Carbohydrate, by difference
140g
100%
Protein
28g
61%
Vitamin A, RAE
626µg
89%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Calcium, Ca
430mg
43%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
166µg
42%
Iron, Fe
8mg
44%
Magnesium, Mg
57mg
18%
Niacin
8mg
57%
Phosphorus, P
202mg
29%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Sodium, Na
1126mg
75%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
95g
4%
Zinc, Zn
3mg
38%

Avocado Shopping Tip

Avoid very soft avocados; choose those that yield slightly to finger pressure.

Avocado Cooking Tip

Avocados oxidize quickly; use lemon juice to keep the flesh from turning brown.