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Blueberry-Banana Smoothie (Batido)

July/August 1995

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Refreshing and colorful fruit smoothies called batidos are served at Cuban snack bars all over Florida—try this recipe with blueberries and banana for a vacation in a cup.



READER'S COMMENT:
"It's also good with vanilla yogurt instead of the buttermilk and artificial sweetener instead of sugar. "
Blueberry-Banana Smoothie (Batido)

Makes: 1 serving

Serving Size: 2 1/3 cups

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Preparation

  1. Combine banana, blueberries, sugar, ice cubes and buttermilk in a blender and blend until smooth.

Nutrition

Per serving: 291 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 0 g mono); 10 mg cholesterol; 61 g carbohydrates; 13 g added sugars; 45 g total sugars; 10 g protein; 5 g fiber; 470 mg sodium; 835 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (24% daily value), Calcium (30% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 4

Exchanges: 2 1/2 fruit, 1 low-fat milk, 1 other carbohydrate


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Recipe Categories

Total Time
15 minutes or less
Ethnic/Regional
Caribbean
American
Servings
1
Health & Diet Considerations
High calcium
High potassium
Gluten free
Preparation/ Technique
No-cook
Meal/Course
Breakfast
Snack
Brunch
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Publication
July/August 1995
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