Beverages: Dairy-Based Drinks: Cherry and Pear Smoothie

Make the most of the fruit season by making this colorful drink!

Author: Fresh Finesse, adapted by CalorieKing
Date: August 01, 2013

Serves: 5 person(s)
Yield: 5 x 1-cup servings

Preparation Time: 10 mins
Cooking Time: 0 mins

Ingredients:

    4 medium pears (approx. 6.3 oz each)
    400 g low-fat plain yogurt
    1/4 cup lemon juice (4 Tbsp)
    16 ice cubes
    300 g cherries, pitted (fresh or frozen)

Directions:

    Peel, core and roughly chop the pears. In a blender, place pears, yogurt, lemon juice, and ice cubes. Blend until smooth. Add the pitted cherries and blend again until smooth.

    Pour into 5 chilled glasses and serve immediately.

Variations:

    For a sweeter smoothie, replace the plain yogurt with an equal amount of low-fat berry yogurt.

    Serving suggestion is not included in the nutritional analysis.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:172 cals
Kilojoules:716 kJ
Fat:1.6 g
Carbohydrates:37.7 g
Protein:5.4 g
Cholesterol:5.0 mg
Sodium:58 mg
Saturated Fat:0.9 g
Fiber:5.7 g
Calcium:167.0 mg
Total Sugars:27.4 g

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