Green Monster Smoothie

Lentils in a smoothie? Don’t scoff just yet! This recipe pairs nutritious lentils with avocado, spinach, apples and pea-based milk for a light and refreshing yet protein-packed drink. This recipe comes to us from USA Pulses.

Serves 5


  • 1/2 cup avocado
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped granny smith apples, frozen
  • 1 frozen banana
  • 1/2 cup cooked green lentils
  • 1 cup frozen blueberries
  • 1/2 cup spinach
  • 1 cup pea milk (such as Ripple)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


In a blender combine lentils, ginger, spinach and cinnamon, blend until smooth.

Add frozen fruit and avocado, begin to blend, adding pea milk slowly until mixture is smooth and well blended.

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Nutrition Information

Green Monster Smoothie

Servings per Recipe: 5

Amount per Serving

Calories:  130

Calories from Fat:  36

Total Fat:  4g

Saturated Fat:  1g

Cholesterol:  0mg

Sodium:  66mg

Carbohydrates:  28g

Dietary Fiber:  8g

Protein:  6g

Sugars:  13g

Vitamin A:  10%

Vitamin C:  14%

Calcium:  21%

Iron:  12%

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