Carrots are not a popular vegetable to add to smoothies. You will find most smoothie recipes usually use just spinach and kale in smoothies. However, carrots are a great option and combine well with many fruits. Below you will find a diverse list of carrot smoothie recipes with combinations such as oranges, pineapples, and mangoes.
Common Ingredients in Carrot Smoothie Recipes
Apple, Oranges, Carrot Juice, Bananas, Almond Milk, Pineapple, Coconut Water, Strawberries, Spinach, Peach, Orange Juice, Coconut Milk, Beets, Romaine Lettuce, Pecans, Walnuts, Coconut
Vanilla Protein Powder, Greek Yogurt
Ripe Bananas, Honey, Maple Syrup
Other Carrot Smoothie Add-ins
Ginger, Turmeric, Cayenne Pepper, Cinnamon, Ginger, Flaxseeds, Flaxseed Oil, Nutmeg
How to Make a Carrot Smoothie
If you are going to blend raw carrots, you need a powerful blender otherwise you might find bits and pieces of carrots in your smoothie. If you don’t have a high-speed blender you might want to cook the carrots for a few minutes so they are soft before blending. When making carrot smoothies first add the liquid, then the carrots, then any additional fruits or vegetables. If you have any add-ins such as spices or nut butter you can add these last.
There is something uplifting about carrots. For some reason, the thought of carrots usually brings a smile to my face. The combination of apples, oranges, and carrots is a delicious combination and probably why I have a smile on my face. This smoothie recipe is enhanced by the addition of ginger, turmeric, and cayenne pepper spices.
This smoothie is a liquid version of a carrot cake. As a matter of fact, add some flour and eggs and you have a delicious carrot cake. The main ingredients in this smoothie are almond milk, carrot juice, banana, vanilla protein powder, and a bit of cinnamon for extra spice. I love the addition of carrot juice to this recipe. If you haven’t tried carrot juice go out and purchase some you won’t be sorry!
If you want to give your taste buds a treat you definitely need to try this carrot, ginger, citrus smoothie recipe. You will find that carrots combine really well with ginger and orange. The addition of banana adds sweetness to this smoothie and makes it thick and creamy. For the liquid you can add orange juice, coconut water, milk, or plain water.
I am a big fan of coconut water and if I could I would have coconut water every day. I love the fact that the liquid base for this smoothie is coconut water. This smoothie is really simple to prepare; it only has five ingredients. The main ingredients are coconut water, frozen strawberries, baby carrots, mango chunks, and an orange.
This smoothie gives you a double dose of veggies. You also get a double dose of nutrition with the addition of spinach and carrots. This smoothie is a perfect breakfast smoothie and is also ideal for a mid-afternoon snack. The inclusion of apples, bananas, and orange juice provides a natural sweetness to this smoothie.
This mango carrot ginger smoothie is vegan and gluten-free. This smoothie only has five ingredients and takes a few minutes to prepare. This smoothie contains carrots, mangoes, orange, soy milk, and a piece of fresh ginger for extra flavor.
This smoothie is a great way to get your kids to eat veggies. The flavor of carrots in this smoothie is disguised by the inclusion of pineapples, frozen bananas, and greek yogurt. The greek yogurt and walnuts provide extra protein.
Peach and Carrots are a great combination. The peach provides natural sweetness to your smoothie and the carrots have a myriad of nutritional benefits. The greek yogurt and banana provide extra thickness and protein. This recipe utilizes coconut water as its liquid base.
This smoothie is an orange glass of fruity goodness, and yes this smoothie definitely tastes as good as it looks. It’s hard to resist this bright, luscious glass of orange smoothie. The main ingredients are carrots, pineapple, and orange juice. The banana in this smoothie not only adds additional sweetness to this smoothie but also makes the smoothie thick and creamy.
This smoothie is a tropical fruit punch with a healthy kick of carrots added. The inclusion of carrots, strawberries, mangoes, oranges, and pineapple definitely gives this smoothie a tropical feel. The addition of coconut water is a definite plus.
Ginger and carrots are an ideal combination and it’s hard to go wrong with this combination in smoothies. This smoothie recipe is simple to prepare. Just add carrots, ginger, coconut milk, yogurt, and a bit of honey as a sweetener and you are good to go. The beauty of this recipe is it can be easily adapted. You can add nut milk instead of coconut milk, or add orange juice, and if you feel inclined you can also add fresh turmeric.
If you are not a lover of bananas this is a great carrot cake recipe. This banana-free carrot recipe is also vegan and has all the ingredients you would expect to see in a carrot cake. In this smoothie, you will find carrots, pineapple, nutmeg, pecans, cinnamon, raisins, and coconut. Of course, since it’s a smoothie you can expect to see some sort of vegetables, in this case it’s romaine lettuce.
Beets are one of those vegetables that you either love or hate. Beets tend to have a distinct flavor so when I make my smoothies I try not to use too much so it doesn’t overpower the other ingredients in the smoothie. This smoothie utilizes a combination of carrots, apple, ginger, orange, and beets to provide a satisfying taste combination. This smoothie is ideal for breakfast or as a mid-afternoon snack.
This smoothie provides you with a glassful of orange goodness with a combination of carrots and papaya. I love papayas and I am surprised you don’t see more smoothie recipes that use papaya. This smoothie has a tropical feel with the addition of mangoes and bananas. This smoothie also contains greek yogurt, orange juice, and coconut milk. The inclusion of ginger, turmeric, and cinnamon gives this smoothie a unique flavor.