Matcha and Bean Smoothie

Matcha and Bean Smoothie

Source: ontariobeans.ca

Yield: 2 servings

Nutrition (For 1 serving)

Calories 343;
Protein 14.6 g;
Total Fat 1.9 g;
Saturated Fat 0.9 g;
Trans Fat 0;
Carbohydrates 68.6;
Fibre 7.5 g;
Sugar 31.7 g;
Sodium 399 mg;
Cholesterol 6.0 g;
Vitamin A 160 RE;
Vitamin C 65 mg;
Calcium 126 mg;
Iron 3.0 mg;
Qty.Ingredient
1 cupWhite pea beans (also known as navy beans), drained and rinsed (canned)250 mL
1 cupFresh spinach250 mL
1 cupOrange juice250 mL
2Bananas, medium, frozen, sliced
1 tspVanilla extract5 mL
1/2 cupVanilla Greek yogurt125 mL
1 tbspMatcha green tea powder15 mL

A mighty matcha green tea smoothie with a secret source of protein. Spinach, bananas, matcha powder and white pea beans are blended together for a thick and creamy antioxidant-rich smoothie.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 2

  1. Pour beans into a colander or strainer, rinse with cold water. Transfer beans to blender; add all remaining ingredients and blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides as needed.
  2. Divide between 2 glasses and serve immediately.