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Berry Bean Smoothie

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min.
The ultimate smoothie—fiber-rich beans are blended with sweet strawberries and tangy pineapple juice.


  • 15 oz cooked and cooled great Northern beans (substitute a can of beans, drained and rinsed, if desired)
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 cups quartered strawberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 8 oz can crushed pineapple, with juice
  • 3 Tbs honey
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 6 to 8 ice cubes (crushed works best)


  • In a blender or food processor, process all ingredients, except ice cubes.
  • Add ice cubes and blend until smooth. Serve in glasses.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 263
  Calories from Fat 8 (3%)
(1%)Total Fat 1g
(1%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(0%)Cholesterol 0mg
(11%)Sodium 256mg
(21%)Potassium 751mg
Total Carbohydrate 57g
(38%)Dietary Fiber 10g
Sugars 30g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(20%)Protein 10g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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