Minty Shamrock Smoothie

The inspiration

  • 1 qt. of Dannon® Oikos® Greek Yogurt – Vanilla
  • 2 Bananas
  • 8 oz. of Ice (about 8 cubes)
  • ¾ cup Honey Rum Syrup
  • ¼ cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ¼ cup Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 cup Fresh Mint Leaves

the technique

Combine all ingredients except for mint leaves in a blender cup. Blend until smooth (about 20 seconds). Add listed mint leaves and pulse until mint is chopped and well dispersed. Serve immediately garnished with a mint sprig and lime wedge.

MINTY SHAMROCK SMOOTHIE SYRUP

MAKES

4 14-oz. portions

THE INSPIRATION

  • 4 qt. Honey
  • 4 cups Water
  • 8 oz. McCormick® Rum Extract
  • 12 oz. Fresh Mint with Stems
  • 2 qt. Pear Juice

THE TECHNIQUE

Combine honey and water in a saucepan. Heat until just starting to boil over medium heat. Remove from the heat and drop mint in and allow to wilt. Allow mixture to cool till room temperature. Strain to remove wilted mint into a container, squeezing all liquid from the mint. Add rum extract and pear juice mix. Reserve chilled for service.

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