Plantain Almond Smoothie - Healthy Breakfast smoothie
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Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 2 People
 
Ingredients
  • Plantain, ripe- 1
  • Almonds, de-skinned or blanched- 30
  • Chilled milk, skim or whole- 1½ cups
Instructions
  1. If using skinned almonds, soak the almonds in warm water for 30 minutes. Peel off the skin from the almonds. Or use blanched almonds.
  2. Cut the plantain vertically, remove the black seeds in it using a sharp knife. Slice the plantain.
  3. In a blender, combine the plantain, almonds and milk, grind to a smoothie.
  4. Pour into a tall glass, if needed add ice cubes.
  5. Ripe plantain will impart the needed sugar for this smoothie, if you need more sugar add a few tablespoons of honey or agave nectar.
  6. Enjoy this healthy smoothie for breakfast.
Recipe by Cooking with Thas at http://www.thasneen.com/cooking/plantain-almond-smoothie-healthy-breakfast-smoothie/