The Tropical Kale Smoothie Recipe

The Tropical Kale Smoothie Recipe
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If you're just starting out with kale smoothies, this recipe is wonderful: easy, quick, and the bright tropical flavors really mask the taste of the kale.

Read more about How to Make Kale Smoothies You Actually Want to Drink

Learn How to Make a Smoothie.

1
Servings
117
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ½ cup mango
  • ½ cup pineapple
  • ½ cup coconut water
  • 2 teaspoons hemp seeds
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • ¼ cup ice
  • 1 cup kale

Directions

Place all ingredients in a blender and purée until smooth.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
13g
10%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
1364µg
100%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
83mg
100%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
152mg
15%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
39µg
10%
Iron, Fe
3mg
17%
Magnesium, Mg
107mg
33%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
223mg
32%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
519mg
35%
Water
192g
7%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Kale Smoothie Shopping Tip

Try Dino kale (also known as lacinato or Tuscan kale) instead of other varieties for a sweeter, less bitter, flavor for your smoothies.

Kale Smoothie Cooking Tip

Remember to shred the kale and remove its tough ribs before blending.