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Two glass jars filled with vitamin C smoothies with pink straws inside of them

Vitamin C Bomb Smoothie

Use the freshest, ripest fruit available to make this vitamin-packed smoothie.

Course Libations
Cuisine Puerto Rican/Hispanic
Keyword smoothie, vitamins
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 115 kcal
Author Marta Rivera

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups ice
  • 2 1/2 cups fresh pineapple chunks
  • 2 medium naval oranges, peel removed and flesh cut into 1/4s
  • 1 large mango, peeled and cut into chunks
  • 2 inch piece ginger, peeled and diced
  • 1 ripe banana, peeled
  • 1/2 cup water to thin the smoothie, if desired

Instructions

  1. Add the pineapple chunks, oranges, mango, ginger, banana, and ice to your blender.

  2. Blend on low speed (or on the crush ice setting) until the ice begins to break apart. If you find the blender isn't breaking the ice down, pour a 1/4 cup of cold water into the blender to facilitate movement.

    Blend on low for 1-2 minutes.

  3. Stop the blender and scrape down the carafe before blending on medium speed for another minute, or until the mixture is smooth.

    Thin the smoothie with the remaining water if it's too thick for your liking.

  4. Pour the smoothies into large glasses and drink right away*.

Recipe Notes

*When exposed to light, vitamins lose their potency, so leftovers should be consumed promptly. If you plan to make this ahead, don't allow the smoothie to sit longer than 12 hours after blending. 

Nutrition Facts
Vitamin C Bomb Smoothie
Amount Per Serving
Calories 115 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 318mg9%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 23g26%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 767IU15%
Vitamin C 103mg125%
Calcium 48mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.