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5 from 2 votes

Prickly Pear and Coconut Water Smoothie

The only drink you'll need this summer! This smoothie is healthy, refreshing and downright delicious.
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican, vegan
Keyword: cactus fruit, coconut water, prickly pear, smoothie, summer drink, tunas, vegan
Servings: 1
Author: Nancy Lopez-McHugh & MexicanMadeMeatless.com

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 prickly pear fruits they are known as tunas or pitayas in Mexican supermarkets
  • 330 ml or 11.2 fl oz of coconut water*
  • the juice of half of a small lime
  • sweetener of choice if desired (I didn’t use any)
  • ice cubes to serve

Instructions

Instructions

  • Cut the prickly pear fruits in half and gently scoop out or peel away from the skin; add to blender with the coconut water and lime juice, blend until smooth. Strain and serve over ice and/or store in the refrigerator until ready to drink.

Notes

*Coconut water is the clear liquid found inside of fresh coconuts. Don't use coconut milk, this recipe has ONLY been tested using coconut water.