Lentils in a smoothie? Don’t scoff just yet! This recipe pairs nutritious lentils with avocado, spinach, apples and pea-based milk for a light and refreshing yet protein-packed drink. This recipe comes to us from USA Pulses.
1/2 cup avocado
1 tsp fresh ginger
1/2 cup chopped granny smith apples, frozen
1 frozen banana
1/2 cup cooked green lentils
1 cup frozen blueberries
1/2 cup spinach
1 cup pea milk (such as Ripple)
1 tsp cinnamon
In a blender combine lentils, ginger, spinach and cinnamon, blend until smooth.
Add frozen fruit and avocado, begin to blend, adding pea milk slowly until mixture is smooth and well blended.