Mandarin Berry Cooler
I like to use my blender and food processor regularly, so this smoothie is popular at our house. They are not only quick and refreshing, but they can be adjusted to include whatever fruit you prefer.—Nicole Harris, Greenbriar, Pennsylvania
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 5 min.
- 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
- 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
- 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
- 1 medium ripe banana, cut into chunks
- 6 ice cubes
- 3/4 cup milk
- In a blender, combine the oranges, pineapple, strawberries and banana; cover and process until blended. Add ice and milk; cover and process until blended. Pour into chilled glasses; serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 137 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 24mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Mandarin Berry Cooler in Quick Cooking May/June 2004