Breakfast/Brunch Snack

Potassium Potato Smoothie

  • Ready Time: 12min
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  • Prep Time: 7min
    Cook Time: 5min
  • Potato Type: Purple
    Cuisine: American
  • Serves: 1 (makes one 16 oz. smoothie)
    Prep Method: Microwave
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Description

Recipe by: Carissa Bealert, RDN

This vibrant purple smoothie is a great source of potassium and gets its color from purple potatoes and pomegranate juice. Containing 26 grams of carbohydrates and 19 grams of protein, this smoothie may aid in post-exercise recovery.

Ingredients

  • 4 small purple potatoes
  • 1 small banana, frozen
  • 1 cup pomegranate juice
  • 2 Tablespoons unflavored or vanilla whey protein powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 handful of ice cubes

Preparation
Prep Time: 7min | Cook Time: 5min

  1. Place potatoes (whole, with skin-on) on microwave safe plate and pierce with a fork 2-3 times. Microwave on high until soft, 4-6 minutes. Remove from microwave and cool until next step.
  2. Blend all ingredients, including potatoes, in a blender until smooth. Add more honey or banana to sweeten as desired. Add more ice to thicken.

Notes

Time-Saving Tips:

  • Microwave or boil the potatoes ahead of time and store in the refrigerator until you are ready to use them.
  • Try placing the potatoes and the banana in a Ziploc bag in the freezer for even faster post-exercise prep.

Customizations:

  • Feel free to vary the types of fruit or fruit juices that you add to the smoothie. Try frozen berries or tart cherry juice for a new flavor option.
  • If you like a thicker smoothie, try adding Greek yogurt.

 

Learn more about Potassium Rich Foods.

 

Nutrition

Calories551
Fat2g
Sodium706mg
Cholesterol41
Vitamin C29mg
Carbohydrates119g
Fiber8g
Protein19g
Potassium1889mg

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