Mango Lassi (5 Min, Vegetarian)

Mango Lassi, ready in five minutes, two ingredients, high in vitamin A and C, high in calcium | hurrythefoodup.com

Skanky winter skin? Gappy gums and limp joints? Fear not, Lassi to the rescue!

Nope, not the child-mauling, long-haired, smelly dog with abandonment issues but the refreshing, delicious, summery drink packed to the rim with vitamins A, C and dietary fiber – important to good skin, gums, joints and a whole host of other health benefits.

Treat yourself and your skin to this strikingly simple smoothie and get it down your neck in just five minutes!

Health Benefits – Mango Lassi

We taste, test, try and research all of our recipes to ensure maximum deliciousness and health benefits. Below you’ll find the results of hard work, making it easy to see exactly what you’re ingesting.

The full recipe (a whole mango) contains 96% of your GDA for vitamin C.

Vitamin C is essential for good skin, bones and teeth, and if you’re a sailor then it’ll help to stop scurvy (Harvard).

It’s also high in calcium and vitamin A.

If you have a low calcium level, the body absorbs it from the skeleton to keep the level normal. This is of course detrimental to your bone health (IOM). So, keep that level high and your bones strong! You know you want it.

Vitamin A is important for vision, your immune system and growth. Also, if too little is consumed it can lead to infected eyes and blindness (IOM).

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Skin Saving Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi. One of the best tasting smoothies around. Simply delicious, and simply quick.

Course Drinks, Post-Workout
Cuisine Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 man size portions
Calories 145 kcal
Author HurryTheFoodUp

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe mango (a soft, ready mango is essential here)
  • cup yogurt (use your fave yogurt - soy, dairy, no-fat or low-fat)
  • cup water

Optional:

Instructions

  1. Peel, halve and remove the stones from the mango (it's easy, click here).
  2. Chuck into a blender with the other ingredients.

  3. Blend.
  4. Cool in fridge.
  5. Enjoy.

Recipe Notes

These directions are for two man sized portions - one for lunch/dinner and the next for the following breakfast. Or if you’re feeling really generous; share with a friend!

IF YOU LIKED THE RECIPE: The Mango Lassi is pretty awesome, but sometimes it's a little tricky to get hold of the mangos. In that case why not trying the Spinach Banana Smoothie or the Kiwi Banana Smoothie with for a change?

Nutrition Facts
Skin Saving Mango Lassi
Amount Per Serving (554 g)
Calories 145 Calories from Fat 5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g 1%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 86mg 4%
Potassium 374mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 28g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 21.7g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 30%
Vitamin C 48%
Calcium 28%
Iron 1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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3 comments

  1. This looks delish, and so easy to veganize too! I didn’t know you guys did videos…awesome!!!! Not to mention the notes about the water in the directions cracked me up 😀

  2. Love this recipe – Thanks so much! A couple of observations: The mangos we get here in US stores are nowhere near ripe. Mangos I bought a week ago are just now ready for use. Your patience will be rewarded with a luscious refreshment!

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