Banana orange smoothie

    5 min

    I tried this dairy-free smoothie recipe this morning and we decided it was delicious. A nurse prescribed a teaspoonful of ginger for my husband and myself each day, which is supposed to be beneficial for cholesterol.

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    Serves: 2 

    • 1 banana, peeled
    • 1 large orange, peeled and seeded
    • 450ml (16 fl oz) vanilla flavoured soya milk
    • 1 teaspoon ground ginger

    Prep:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Place banana, orange, soya milk and ginger in an electric blender. Process until ingredients are blended and smooth.


    Use grated fresh ginger if you want more of a zing. Start out with a 1/2 teaspoon, and add more to taste.

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    This smoothie has a very mild flavor, almost bland for my taste. The ginger flavor is very subtle. Since the consistency is not that of a smoothie, you must add 2-3 ice cubes to thicken it up.  -  18 May 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    This was okay. I used orange juice because the orange made it way too pulpy and thick. The ginger makes it interesting. I think I'll stick to fruit and juice smoothies.  -  04 Mar 2003  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)


    I was very intrigued by this recipe since I really like Orange and Ginger. But, I just couldn't bring myself to put "powdered" ginger in it. So, I steeped 1 Tablespoon of grated ginger in 1 cup of Lactose Free milk for about 5 minutes, cooled and strained out th ginger. I added that to 1 cup vanilla yogurt. I also added 2 bananas and 6 ice cubes as suggested by another reviewer. I really like it. My husband said it was "o.k." I give it a 5 my way.  -  02 Mar 2011  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)