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
539
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
16g
23%
Sugar
36g
40%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
66mg
22%
Carbohydrate, by difference
80g
62%
Protein
27g
59%
Vitamin A, RAE
192µg
27%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
74mg
7%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Folate, total
24µg
6%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
41mg
13%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
52mg
7%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
670mg
45%
Water
174g
6%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

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.