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Refreshing Red Currant Smoothie

No doubt the smoothies are the creamy sweet glass of delight you can have any time of the day. But Red Currant smoothie is our favorite spin-off the everyday smoothies.

The creaminess of the banana, yoghurt and milk with the sweet and sour taste of the red currant and blood oranges are very indulgent.

Red Currant Smoothie is not just tasty but packed with enormous valuable nutrients that your body had been missing even after eating a meal three time a day.

Potassium from banana, vitamin C from red currant and blood orange regulates your immunity system, reduce the chances of stroke and also helps in lowering the blood pressure.

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Refreshing Red Currant Smoothie


  • Author: Cher
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x

Description

The indulgent creaminess of banana with milk and yogurt and the sweet-tart flavor of Red currant with lemon and orange juice is a match made in heaven.

This on-to-go recipe is not just tasty but jam-packed with nutrients like Vitamin C and Potassium.

Each and every element is perfect and makes the smoothie complete, but you can always play around with the ratios and your favorite garnish to jazz it up.

Red Currant smoothie will become your guilty pleasure for sure.


Ingredients

Scale

½ cup red or black currants

½ fresh banana

1 tsp lemon juice

¼ cup fresh orange juice

½ cup milk

¼ cup yogurt

1 tbsp honey

1 tsp sugar


Instructions

  1. Peel banana. Put it in a bowl, add lemon juice, and mash using a fork. Place the bowl in the freezer for 20 minutes.
  2. Remove stems of currants and rinse them. Pat them dry.
  3. In a blender jug, add frozen banana, orange juice, currants, milk, yogurt, honey, sugar and blend until you get a smooth texture.
  4. Pour the smoothie into an ice-filled glass.

For serving:

Serve immediately and garnish with currant clusters.

Notes

You can choose either red or black currants or a mixture of both. If you are looking for a vegan version, you can switch milk with almond or soya milk. You can increase or decrease sugar according to your liking. Lastly, make sure you serve this smoothie immediately to get the most flavor.

Whether you like the tart flavor of red currents or a more robust taste of black currents, you can choose whatever you like. It is a perfect smoothie to beat the summer heat.

Indeed, this smoothie is not just mouth-wateringly satisfying but a tasty gateway to healthy also. Moreover, it is super easy to make. Indulge in the refreshing, sweet, and tart flavor for this fulfilling and wholesome smoothie.