Pear and Orange Smoothie

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Pear and Orange Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 8 cups (3-1/2 pounds) Pacific Northwest Canned Pears, in juice, drained
  • 8 cups milk
  • 8 cups orange juice
  • 3/4 cup (9 ounces) honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup pure vanilla extract

Method

Working in batches with a blender, or using an immersion blender, combine the pears with the milk, orange juice, honey, pepper and vanilla. Blend until smooth and pour into 1-cup drinking containers with lids. Chill until ready to serve.

Servings

Makes 24 (1-cup) servings

Nutrition

  • Calories: 154
  • Calories from Fat: 14
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Sodium: 45mg
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 29g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 7% DV
  • Vitamin C: 45% DV
  • Calcium: 11% DV
  • Potassium: 10% DV
  • Iron: 2% DV

Ingredients

  • 1 no. 10 can pears, Pacific Northwest, canned, sliced, extra light syrup, drained*
  • 2 qts milk, low fat
  • 2 qts juice, orange
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper, finely ground
  • 1/4 cup vanilla extract

Method

CCP: No bare hand contact with ready to eat food.

1. Chill pears overnight in the refrigerator.

2. Working in batches with a blender or an immersion blender, combine the pears with the milk, orange juice, honey, pepper and vanilla. Blend until smooth and pour into 8-ounce cups with lids. Chill until ready to serve. Note: For additional flavor, consider blending in 2 Tbsp fresh orange zest.

CCP: Hold and serve at 41° F or lower.

*We recommend using only U.S. grown and canned pears for the best flavor, quality, texture and yield.

Servings

Yield: 24 Servings (1 Cup)

Nutrition

  • Calories: 154
  • Calories from Fat: 14
  • Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 7mg
  • Sodium: 45mg
  • Carbohydrate: 32g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 29g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 7% DV
  • Vitamin C: 45% DV
  • Calcium: 11% DV
  • Potassium: 10% DV
  • Iron: 2% DV
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