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Bell Pepper Smoothie

This kid-approved smoothie combines veggies with sweet berries and pineapple. A great way to add more veggies to your meals!
Kid friendly
Creamy and purple Bell Pepper Smoothie is displayed in a glass.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Makes: 4 cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

1 medium banana, peeled fresh or frozen
1 can (8 ounces) pineapple, drained
½ cup red bell pepper, seeded and chopped (about 1 small pepper)
2 cups frozen mixed berries
1 cup water

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Serve Immediately.
  5. Refrigerate or freeze leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • For a sweeter smoothie reserve and add juice from the canned pineapple. Use less water if adding juice.
  • Use any combination of berries.

Comments

This is a super simple smoothie recipe that sneaks in vegetables without noticing too much. The beet flavor can be a little overwhelming but you can easily fix this by adding a little more of a favorite ingredient. 

I took this recipe to my event last Saturday, and it was very well received. People were surprised to know that the smoothie had bell pepper, but they loved it. They were asking for the recipe because they wanted to make it at home.

I tried this with a class of adults and the bell pepper flavor was pretty intense, almost overwhelming.  It was better when we diluted the smoothie with more juice (we added orange juice), but still not a class favorite.

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