A Healthy and Refreshing Tomato-Avocado Smoothie

By Kukla
July 20, 2014
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Author Notes: When somewhere in the middle of summer I get tired of salads but steal wont to enjoy fresh vegetables, I make this very tasty, quite satisfying and refreshing Smoothie Kukla

Makes: about 3 to 4 glasses, depending of the glass size

Ingredients

  • • About 3 large ripe tomatoes, quickly blanched, peeled and chopped
  • • Flash of 1 large or 2 medium ripe Hass avocados
  • • Any of your favorite fresh herbs to taste, such as cilantro, basil or mint leaves , roughly chopped (I used mint)
  • • 1 cup of yogurt drink or whey, or plain yogurt or buttermilk (I used yogurt drink)
  • • Cayenne pepper or Hot Paprika or hot sauce to taste
  • • Salt to taste
  • • Lime or lemon juice to taste

Directions

  1. Start by placing your cocktail glasses into the freezer.
  2. Puree the tomatoes in a blender and then, using a wooden spoon, push the pulp through a fine mesh strainer to a bowl, set aside.
  3. Place avocado, herb leaves and celery onto the blender; blend, gradually adding tomato puree, yogurt drink, whatever spice you are using, salt and lime or lemon juice.
  4. Taste and add what you think is needed; pour the Smoothie into a frosty glass and enjoy.

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