Whether you have a pregnancy craving, or you simply love pickles, you have to try this unique pickle smoothie.

If you think this is strange, please leave, because this smoothie is only for adventurous palates!

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Pickle Smoothie

Pickle Smoothie

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Shake up your routine with my unique Pickle Smoothie! This bold, tangy creation is perfect for adventurous palates looking to try something new and refreshing.

  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 1 1x


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  • 2 medium sized dill cucumber pickles sliced
  • 1/2 cup of pickle juice
  • 1 cup of spinach
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup of ice cubes
  • 23 leaves of fresh mint


  • Drain the pickles, but keep the juice.
  • Slice 2 of the pickles, and measure 1/2 cup of the pick juice.
  • Add all the ingredients to a high-speed blender.
  • Blend for 2-3 minutes or until smooth.
  • Taste the smoothie and adjust the taste if needed.
  • Pour the smoothie into a cup and enjoy!


*Scroll down for more information regarding the smoothie!

  • Author: Ella Waterworth
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Category: Smoothie
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Low Calorie


  • Serving Size: 1 smoothie
  • Calories: 209
  • Sugar: 9.5g
  • Fat: 13.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 17.3g
  • Fiber: 5.5g
  • Protein: 15.6g

Why You Have To Try This Pickle Smoothie

Pickle Smoothie served in a tall thin glass cup

I get it. A pickle smoothie? What am I thinking? But only true pickle lovers can appreciate what I am sharing here.

This pickle smoothie honestly is so delicious and really satisfies cravings for pickles, especially if it’s a pregnancy craving. 

Other reasons why you will love this smoothie include:

  1. Nutrient-Rich: This smoothie packs a variety of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, protein, and healthy fats. (Yes, it is nutrient rich belive it or not).
  2. Digestive Benefits: Pickles and pickle juice are known for their probiotic qualities, which can aid digestion. Incorporating these into a smoothie can help support gut health.
  3. Hydration and Electrolytes: The pickle juice in the smoothie provides electrolytes that can help hydrate the body.
  4. Unique Flavor: For those looking to diversify their palate, the combination of tangy pickle juice, creamy avocado, and refreshing mint offers a unique and invigorating flavor profile.
  5. Low in Sugar: Compared to many fruit-based smoothies, this smoothie is relatively low in sugars, which makes it a good option for those monitoring their sugar intake.
  6. Versatility: This smoothie can be enjoyed as a breakfast, a cooling snack, or even a light meal replacement, fitting easily into various dietary preferences and schedules.
  7. Anti-Inflammatory Properties: The spinach and avocado have anti-inflammatory effects, which can benefit overall health and help manage inflammation-related conditions.

If you enjoy this smoothie, I recommend that you also try my garlic smoothie and my cauliflower smoothie recipe!

Pickle Smoothie being poured into a tall thin glass cup from a blender jug

What Type Of Pickles Should I Use?

If you are a pickle lover, you will know that there are numerous different pickled cucumbers. 

I love using sweet dill cucumber pickles. 

I prefer use sweet ones with sugar in the pickle juice because it makes the smoothie taste less sharp.

Purely vinegar-pickled cucumbers are too strong and overpower the smoothie.

But of course, you can experiment with different pickles!

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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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