Beginner Green Spinach Smoothies

Beginner Green Spinach Smoothies

Sweetened with strawberries and orange juice, this green smoothie is a great way to start your day!

Prep Time

08

Minutes

Total Time

08

Minutes

Makes

2

servings

1
box (9 oz) Green GiantĀ® frozen chopped spinach
1
medium banana, cut up
1 1/4
cups Cascadian FarmĀ® frozen organic strawberries
3/4
cup orange juice
  1. Microwave spinach as directed on box. Rinse with cold water until cooled. Drain, squeezing out as much liquid as possible.
  2. In blender, place 1/4 cup of the cooked spinach and remaining ingredients. (Cover and refrigerate remaining spinach for another use.) Cover; blend on high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth.
  3. Pour into 2 glasses. Serve immediately.
Makes 2 servings (1 cup each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For food safety reasons, frozen vegetables must be cooked.
While fresh strawberries can be used in this recipe, we like using frozen berries to make the smoothies thicker and colder.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 170
    • (Calories from Fat 5),
  • Total Fat 1/2g
    • (Saturated Fat 0g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 0mg;
  • Sodium 30mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 38g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 21g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 1 1/2 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 2 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.