Tropical Carrot Juice
You don’t need a juicer to make tasty vegetable juice! With just 4 ingredients, this Tropical Carrot Juice is full of nutrients and flavor, without the hassle of fancy equipment.
I’m all about the tropical juice lately. My subconscious must be darn tired of Texas. But it’s carrot week and carrot week is all about hiding carrots in as many unexpected dishes as possible, and what better way to trick myself into eating carrots than with this orange powerhouse of a juice? Answer: No better way.
You won’t need a fancy juice machine for this. We’ll basically just blend everything together. I was quite surprised by my dilapidated blender’s refusal to quit. She blended those carrots right up! Then let the mixture drip through a mesh strainer and bing bang boom, juice.
But being that I am in Texas and not on a tropical island, it is one million degrees outside, so I took this a step further and made a frozen granita. As we did with the Watermelon Granitas from a few weeks ago, just pour the juice into a wide, shallow pan (optimally glass so you don’t scratch it up), then freeze it. Every few hours, take it out and scrape the top and sides with a fork until the whole thing is frozen. I did add a touch of sugar for the granita though, because colder foods tend to have less pronounced flavors than warm foods (and because…sweet tooth).
Tropical Carrot Juice
You don't need a juicer to make tasty vegetable juice! With just 4 ingredients, this Tropical Carrot Juice is full of nutrients and flavor, without the hassle of fancy equipment.
- 1 cup chopped carrots
- 1 large mango peeled and chopped
- 1 cup chopped pineapple fresh or canned in juice
- 1 tsp fresh grated ginger
- ¼ cup water or pineapple juice from can
If making granita
- 2 Tbsp sugar or sugar substitute
- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth, stopping to stir if you need to get things moving.
- Set a fine wire mesh strainer over a bowl and pour the mixture in. Use a spatula to push as much as you can through.
- Taste! Fruits will all vary so maybe yours needs a touch more water or a dash of honey/sugar.
- You can take this a step further and make a granita easily. Mix in 2 Tbsp sugar, then pour the mix into a wide, shallow glass pan and freeze for 2 hours. Remove and scrape at frozen sides and top. Place back in freezer. Repeat this process of freezing and scraping, every few hours, until mixture is completely frozen and scraped.
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