Hawaiian Smoothie

Hawaiian Smoothie

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, Summer 2003

For the best taste and color, use a red-fleshed Hawaiian papaya for this exotic, lip-puckering taste of island summer. Papayas are loaded with papain, a digestive enzyme, so this smoothie is a good dessert to settle stomachs after a substantial meal.

Ingredients 2 servings

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  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • ½ cup chopped peeled papaya
  • ¼ cup guava nectar, (see Ingredient Note)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grenadine, (see Ingredient Note)
  • ½ cup ice


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  1. Place ingredients in the order listed in a blender. Pulse three times to chop the fruit, then blend until smooth. Serve immediately.
  • Ingredient Notes: Grenadine is a red syrup (originally flavored with pomegranate juice) used to color and flavor drinks. Look for it in the bar-mix section of your supermarket.
  • Guava nectar is available in most markets, with the juices or in the Latin American section.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 cup
  • Per serving: 86 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 2 g fiber; 22 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 29 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 17 g sugars; 5 g added sugars; 423 IU vitamin A; 70 mg vitamin C; 22 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 7 mg sodium; 178 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (117% daily value)
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 1½ fruit

Reviews 2

March 12, 2012
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By: EatingWell User
Lovely tasty treat I love it it's so yummy!!!! Pros: Better than going out Cons: Miss
January 09, 2010
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By: EatingWell User
I tried it and it was wonderful. It tasted like the sight of seeing a waterfall.
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