The classic piña colada goes green and extra creamy with Fresh California Avocado and frozen pineapple, with 75% less saturated fat than the traditional recipe shown below.
California Avo Colada
Nutritional Highlights (per serving)
|1 1/2||cups||frozen pineapple chunks|
|1/2||ripe, Fresh California Avocado, seeded, peeled and cubed|
|2||oz.||40% less fat coconut cream, or more for a sweeter cocktail|
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados
- Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
- Pour into tall beverage glasses and enjoy.
Variation: Substitute frozen pineapple juice (12 oz. for two servings) for the frozen pineapple.
Serving Suggestions: Top with whipped cream and a slice of avocado. Serve with straws if desired.
*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.
Vitamin A 119 (IU); Vitamin C 19 mg; Calcium 22 mg; Iron 1 mg; Vitamin D 0 (IU); Folate 59 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g
% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%; Vitamin C 30%; Calcium 2%; Iron 6%