Summer Garden Crush Recipe | Abel & Cole
Summer Garden Crush
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Prep: 10 mins
There are so many flavours to be found in an English summer garden, we’re not sure we could count them all – that said, we’ve done our best to fit as many of them in a blender as we can: we managed cucumbers, apple, raspberries and mint, plus a trickle of maple water for gluggability.
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60 kcal
(per portion)
Ingredients you'll need
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1 apple
  • 125g raspberries
  • 50g baby leaf spinach
  • A handful of mint, leaves only
  • 300ml maple water
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  • A few ice cubes
Step by step this way
  • 1.

    Roughly chop the cucumber and add it to your blender. Quarter the apple and slice out the core. Roughly chop the apple and add it to the blender.

  • 2.

    Tip in the raspberries. Tuck in the spinach and add the mint leaves. Pour in 300ml maple water and add a few ice cubes, then blitz for 1-2 mins till well combined.

  • Tip

    Big is better
    This smoothie uses quite a few bulky veg, so you need a big blender to make it all in one go. If you have a smaller blender you can make it in two batches, using half the ingredients each time, or blend the cucumber and apple with half the maple water and pour it into a large jug. Then blend the remaining ingredients together and stir them into the cucumber and apple mix.