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Offline robinB

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Basil Mango smoothie
« on: October 23, 2008, 08:25:17 AM »
I was at a friends house the other day and she put basil in her fruit smoothie. I love basil and had an extra bunch in the fridge so I thought I'd give it a try with mango.

1 bunch of Fresh basil (stem and leaves - about 1/2 cup chopped)
2 Romaine leaves
2 ripe mangoes
1 glass of water (~12 oz)

If you like basil this is super yummy!

Offline Shawna

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Re: Basil Mango smoothie
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2008, 11:29:08 PM »
I love experimenting!

Thank you for reminding me that I used to make Basil Banana Smoothies.

I don't have measurements for this, but I'm thinking I used about 4 bananas (knowing me!) and probably 1/2 cup of basil (or to taste) and then water for desired consistency.

It's surprisingly refreshing and wonderful. My toddler boy loved it too.


Offline Victoria

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Re: Basil Mango smoothie
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2009, 11:02:51 AM »
Wow....I can't wait to try this one.  Last year I grew probably 10 basil plants and gave away a heap of it and made a lot of pesto that I froze for through the year, but I imagine a smoothie with it in will be wonderful!  :)