This juice is simple, crisp, and refreshing. Though bright green and full of spinachy goodness, it tastes mostly like a lightly gingery grapefruit juice.
Notes: Juice the ingredients in the order listed to maximize yield. Finishing with a very juicy ingredient like grapefruit helps to flush more stubborn ingredients like ginger through the juicer.
When juicing greens such as the spinach in this recipe, you'll get a better yield if you tightly pack the greens (roll them up before adding to the feed tube of your juicer) and place them atop a harder ingredient (such as the ginger here). Nudge the greens through the juicer one small push at a time.
If your juicer has multiple speeds, use a slower speed for softer ingredients like the spinach and grapefruit.
Keep in mind that juicers vary a lot in terms of design and yield, so your mileage may vary.
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- Yield:Serves 2
- Active time: 5 minutes
- Total time:5 minutes
- 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) fresh ginger juice, from about a 1-inch piece ginger
- 1/4 cup (2 ounces) fresh spinach juice, from about 3 cups packed baby spinach leaves
- 1 1/2 cups (12 ounces) fresh grapefruit juice, from about 2 medium grapefruits, peel and pith removed
Stir juices together thoroughly, divide between two glasses, and serve immediately.