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Mango Lassi Smoothie

Summer 2003

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A lassi is an Indian smoothie made with yogurt, sometimes offered as an aperitif or as a "side" to calm down a fiery meal. Thanks to a ripe mango and orange-flower water, this version is sweet and fragrant. It's perfect for an afternoon refresher or an after-dinner treat.



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Mango Lassi Smoothie

Makes: 2 servings, 3/4 cup each

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped peeled mango
  • 1/3 cup peach sorbet
  • 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon orange-flower water, (optional, see Ingredient Note)

Preparation

  1. Place ingredients in the order listed in a blender. Pulse twice to chop mango, stir well, then blend until smooth. Serve immediately.

Tips & Notes

  • Ingredient Note: Orange-flower water is a perfumy distillation of bitter-orange blossoms. Look for it at gourmet markets.

Nutrition

Per serving: 170 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 1 mg cholesterol; 39 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 2 g fiber; 44 mg sodium; 330 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (70% daily value), Vitamin A (15% dv).

Carbohydrate Servings: 2 1/2

Exchanges: 2 1/2 fruit


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