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5 from 3 votes

Beetroot, Apple & Ginger Smoothie

A Beetroot Smoothie is impossible to ignore. It is sweet, fresh & tangy and blends to a bright & cheerful shade of pink. Fun in a glass.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Worldwide
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 261kcal


  • 1 Medium beetroot bulb raw (see notes)
  • 1 Granny Smith apple - peeled cored & chopped **(see notes)
  • 150 ml Apple juice
  • 5 g Ginger (about the size of a cherry tomato) – peeled and chopped
  • 10 g Chia seeds
  • 2 teaspoon plain yoghurt
  • 10 g spinach leaves
  • A Handful of ice cubes


  • Peel and grate the beetroot
  • Peel and core the apple then grate
  • Put the beetroot, apple, juice, chia seeds and ginger into the blender and blend on full speed for 1 minute
  • Add the yoghurt, spinach and ice and blend again, on full speed, for a further minute. Blending two times really does help breakdown the beetroot to give a smoother drink


1. If you have a blender that is not of professional standard (e.g Vitamix) you may prefer to roast the beetroot first to ensure a smoother texture in the drink - wrap in foil and cook for 90 mins at 200ºC/400ºF/ GM 6. Let it cool completely before using
2. It’s up to you whether you peel the apple. Again, if you have a top quality blender you can get away without doing so.


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 86mg | Potassium: 709mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 1036IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 111mg | Iron: 2mg