KOO Guava and
Banana Smoothies
  • Description:

    Looking for healthy recipes? Try these fresh, filling and delicious guava and banana smoothies. They can be served as a meal-on-the-go or a nutritious breakfast the whole family will enjoy. Served with a gorgeous strawberry salsa, it has a finishing touch unlike any other that adds a dash of extra texture to the drink too. If you’re looking for a fruity dessert, simply substitute the yoghurt for ice-cream (see tips and variations below). Serves: 4 - 6

  • Ingredients:

    Smoothie
    1 can (410 g) KOO Guava Halves, drained
    3 ripe bananas

    20 ml honey
    5 ml fresh mint, chopped
    50 g strawberries, halved (optional)
    350 ml plain yoghurt



    Salsa
    6 strawberries, finely chopped
    5 mint leaves, finely chopped

  • Method:

     Salsa
    Chop the strawberries into small cubes, slice the mint leaves thinly and set aside in a small mixing bowl.

    Smoothie

    1. Slice the bananas and guavas into chunks.
    2. Place all the smoothie ingredients into a measuring jug.
    3. Using a stick blender, blend the smoothie ingredients together until smooth.
    4. Pour into a glass and garnish with the strawberry and mint salsa.
    5. Serve chilled.

      Variations, hints and tips
      • Add in 60 ml granadilla pulp for a tropical variation.
      • Add 1 orange, zested and juiced into the smoothie.
      • Use ice-cream as an alternative to the plain yoghurt for a delicious dessert option.
      • Smoothies can be thinned down with a little milk.
      • As an alternative, replace the guavas with KOO Peach Halves.