Fruit Salad Smoothie

Baby carrots and cucumber balance the more intense sweetness of grapes, orange, pineapple, and apple--for a liquid take on a fruit & veggie salad.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (80 g) red or green grapes
  • 1 medium orange, peeled, halved, seeded
  • 1/2-inch-(1.3cm) thick slice pineapple, core included
  • 1/4 (4 oz) cucumber, peeled
  • 1 (2 oz) carrot, halved
  • 1/4 (2 oz) medium apple, cored, seeded
  • 2 cups (480 ml) ice cubes

Directions

  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 1 minute, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series and G-Series machines with Variable Speed control and 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.