Avocado Kefir Smoothie with Ginger and Mint Recipe

Avocado Kefir Smoothie with Ginger and Mint Recipe

[Photographs: Autumn Giles]

This take on a green smoothie is buttery and delicious thanks to ripe avocado. Don't worry about mincing the ginger too finely since you'll end up putting it in the blender.

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  • Yield:serves 2
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • Flesh from one ripe Hass avocado, about 2/3 cup
  • 2 cups plain whole milk kefir
  • 1 teaspoon peeled, roughly chopped fresh ginger
  • 4 fresh mint leaves


  1. 1.

    Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth, about 1 minute. Pour into two glasses and serve immediately.