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Herbed Potato Smoothie

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Categories: Smoothies
Type: Beverages

This smoothie is healthier than mashed potatoes, but just as delicious!

Serves: 2 (15-ounce) servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup light cream
  • 1 (15-ounce) can of sliced potatoes, drained and chilled
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed watercress leaves, rinsed well and drained
  • 3 scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, or 1/2 teaspoon dried
  • 4 ice cubes
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste

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Directions:

  1. Combine cream, potatoes, watercress, scallions, and thyme in a blender. Blend on high speed until vegetables are puréed and mixture is smooth.
  2. Add ice cubes and blend on high speed again until smooth. Season mixture with salt and black pepper and serve immediately.
Tips:
  • Substitute plain yogurt for light cream.

excerpted from:

Excerpted from The Complete Idiot's Guide to Smoothies �© 2005 by Ellen Brown. All rights reserved including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form. Used by arrangement with Alpha Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

To order this book visit the Idiot's Guide web site or call 1-800-253-6476.

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