Sweet Sensation Spinach Smoothies

Smoothies are quick and easy to grab on your way out the door. If you keep frozen vegetables on hand, you'll always be ready for this refreshing drink.

  • Prep Time 8 min
  • Total Time 8 min
  • Servings 2

1
box (9 oz) Green Giant™ frozen chopped spinach
1
medium banana, cut up
1
cup Cascadian Farm® frozen organic sliced peaches
1/2
cup lime sherbet
1/2
cup pineapple 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.

Expert Tips

For food safety reasons, frozen vegetables must be cooked.

If your blender doesn’t handle frozen fruit very well, thaw the peaches slightly before adding them to the blender.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1/2g,
1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
29g
29%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
220%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 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; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.