This avocado asparagus smoothie is a thick and delicious green smoothie with tropical notes going through it.

You can most certainly put asparagus in smoothies. If you haven’t tried it before, I recommend that you should be making this recipe!

Explore recipe tips, smoothie benefits, and more below!

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Avocado Asparagus Smoothie

Avocado Asparagus Smoothie

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Indulge in a nutrient-packed Avocado Asparagus Smoothie – a flavorful blend of greens, creamy avocado, and tropical sweetness for a wholesome sip!

  • Total Time: 9 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 67 asparagus sticks (trimmed and steamed/boiled)
  • 1/2 medium-sized avocado (peeled and pitted)
  • 1/2 cup/75g frozen mango chunks
  • 1 cup/250ml coconut water

Instructions

  1. Trim the asparagus, and gently steam them or boil them until soft, but not mushy.
  2. Let the asparagus cool completely before making the smoothie.
  3. Combine all the ingredients to a high-speed blender starting with the frozen mango and blend until smooth.
  4. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

The smoothie is best consumed as soon as it’s blended, however, you can refrigerate it and drink it later.

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 minutes
  • Category: Smoothies
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Calories: 220
  • Sugar: 10
  • Fat: 13
  • Carbohydrates: 22
  • Fiber: 11
  • Protein: 5.5

Asparagus Smoothie Benefits

Asparagus added to smoothies can ramp up your smoothies’ health benefits.

Furthermore, asparagus is particularly good for your urinary tract. Some studies have been conducted regarding their benefits in relieving UTI symptoms.

Avocado Asparagus Smoothie

Some more benefits of this asparagus smoothie include:

  • Rich in Nutrients: This mango avocado smoothie with asparagus is packed with vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and potassium.
  • Contains Dietary Fiber: The drink offers a good amount of fiber, promoting digestive health and aiding in satiety.
  • It’s Heart Health: Avocado contributes to heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, and potassium helps regulate blood pressure.
  • Contains Antioxidants: The mix of asparagus, avocado, and mango provides antioxidants, supporting overall health.
  • It’s a Tasty Hydration: Coconut water serves as a hydrating base, replenishing electrolytes and aiding in overall hydration.
  • Boosts The Immune System: Vitamins A and C from the asparagus and mango contribute to immune function and overall well-being.
  • Supports Bone Health: Vitamin K from asparagus supports bone health.
  • It’s a Natural Energy Booster: The natural sugars in the mango provide a quick energy boost, making it a refreshing and nutritious snack.

And many others too. Asparagus is low in calories, making it a wonderful green weight-loss vegetable along with the benefits listed above.

Recipe Variations

Asparagus has a pretty mild taste, which means it can be added to many types of smoothies.Avocado Asparagus Smoothie

I tested numerous variations of this asparagus smoothie for weight loss.

Below are some changes you can make to the original recipe, should you want to:

  • Make the smoothie sweeter by adding 1-2 teaspoons of honey, agave, or maple syrup.
  • If you are not vegan, I recommend that you add 1/3 cup of Greek yogurt.
  • To boost the protein content in this asparagus smoothie, add 1 scoop of unsweetened and unflavored protein powder.
  • If you don’t have mango, swap it for pineapple or banana.
  • If you don’t like avocados, you can substitute it for cottage cheese (1/2 cup) for a low-sugar option, or use 1 banana.

Questions From The Smoothie Community

When I shared this recipe on my YouTube channel, my community was split in regards to liking the recipe since it contains asparagus. 

Everyone who tried the recipe liked it. Below are some questions I received from my smoothie community:

Can You Put Raw Asparagus In a Smoothie?

The recipe for asparagus smoothie calls for cooked asparagus, however, you can use raw asparagus too. I prefer to use cooked asparagus, because it blends easier.

When Should I Drink This Smoothie?

I love drinking this smoothie for lunch as a meal replacement whenever I need tot lose a bit of weight, alternatively, I typically like to drink it in the afternoon.

Can I Use Frozen Asparagus To Make This Smoothie?

Yes, frozen asparagus can be used, however, you may need to add a bit more liquid to your smoothie, otherwise it will end up being too thick.

Check Out Some More Green Smoothie Recipes:

1. Matcha Mango Smoothie
2. Raw Vegan Green Smoothie
3. Watermelon Green Smoothie

Ella Waterworth
Ella Waterworth

Founder & Recipe Developer at Smoothies N Cookies

Ella Waterworth is the founder of Smoothies N Cookies and she is a professional smoothie recipe creator. She gained extensive knowledge of creating smoothies by working for Smoothie King for several years.

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