Joe in OH
Author: Chief Mixologist
This rich, tropical and elegant smoothie provides many great nutrients and is incredibly pleasing. Everyone enjoys it from young to old.
  • 1 Cup cold plain yogurt
  • 3 1/2 ounces cold milk
  • 2 ounces fresh mango, skinned and chopped
  • 1/2 fresh peeled banana
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon rose water
  • ice cubes, crushed (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 teaspoons finely crushed raw pistachio
  • 1 edible rose petal, dried and crumbled or, if fresh, finely juilienned
  1. Process the mango and banana in a blender until smooth.
  2. Add yogurt, milk, honey, sugar, crushed ice and rose water in a blender until all come together in a smooth liquid.
  3. Pour into a tall glass and sprinkle the crushed raw pistachio with rose if available.
Never use roses that were intended for floral decoration. They contain pesticides. Only use hot-house raised roses intended specifically for human consumption. The should be marked edible and are available in gourmet food stores, seasonally.
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