Avocado

Matcha-Avocado Smoothie

May  4, 2018
Photo by Rocky Luten
Author Notes

Throw in a little matcha here, a scoop of yogurt there, and jus alpukat, literally avocado juice in Indonesian, becomes a creamy smoothie that borders on milkshake. Add some honey if you like your blended drinks sweeter. —Pat Tanumihardja

  • Prep time 2 minutes
  • Cook time 3 minutes
  • Serves 2
Ingredients
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, halved and pitted
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup whole-milk yogurt
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon matcha powder
  • Honey, to taste (optional)
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Scoop avocado flesh into a blender. Add whole milk, condensed milk, matcha, yogurt, honey, if using, and ice cubes. Blend until smooth. Pour into two tall glasses and serve with a straw.

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Born in Indonesia and raised in Singapore, I'm a food and travel writer, author of "Farm to Table Asian Secrets" (Tuttle Publishing, 2017) and "The Asian Grandmothers Cookbook" (Sasquatch Books, 2009) . Find simple Asian-inspired recipes on SmithsonianAPA.org/picklesandtea.