Carrot Smoothie

This type of drink tends to be pricey in the big city juice bars. Now you can make the recipe at home.

Recipe from Diabetic Living
Ingredients
  • 1   cup sliced carrots
  • 1/2  teaspoon finely shredded orange peel
  • 1   cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2  cups ice cubes
  •  Orange peel curls (optional)
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Directions
1. 
In a covered small saucepan, cook carrots in a small amount of boiling water about 15 minutes or until very tender. Drain well. Cool.
2. 
Place drained carrots in a blender. Add finely shredded orange peel and orange juice. Cover and blend until smooth. Add ice cubes; cover and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses. If desired, garnish with orange peel curls. Makes 3 (5-ounce) servings.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 55, Fat, total (g) 0, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 13, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 1, sodium (mg) 16, Vegetables () 0.5, Fruit () 0.5, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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