5 Ingredients or Fewer

Beet, Berry, Tahini Smoothie

February 16, 2018
Photo by Julia Gartland
Author Notes

If you'd like to make a smoothie kit, combine the berries and tahini in a small plastic bag and store in the freezer for at least 8 hours or up to several weeks. —Emma Laperruque

Test Kitchen Notes

Featured in: Smooth the Morning Rush with Smoothie Kits —The Editors

  • Makes 1 smoothie
  • 3/4 cup beet juice, plus more as needed
  • 1/3 cup frozen blackberries
  • 1/3 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/3 cup frozen raspberries
  • Big spoonful well-stirred tahini
In This Recipe
  1. Add half the beet juice to the blender, then the frozen berries and tahini. Pulse until as smooth as possible, scraping every so often. Add the rest of the beet juice and blend until smooth, adding more liquid as needed.

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Emma is the food editor at Food52. Before this, she worked a lot of odd jobs, all at the same time. Think: stir-frying noodles "on the fly," baking dozens of pastries at 3 a.m., reviewing restaurants, and writing articles about everything from how to use leftover mashed potatoes to the history of pies in North Carolina. Now she lives in Maplewood, New Jersey with her husband and their cat, Butter. Stay tuned every Tuesday for Emma's cooking column, Big Little Recipes, all about big flavor and little ingredient lists. And see what she's up to on Instagram at @emmalaperruque.