|Chopped dried figs (stems removed)||1 cup|
|1-inch banana slices||1 cup|
|Plain non-fat yogurt||1 cup|
|Crushed ice||3 cups|
|Mint leaf or berry garnish|
- Place all ingredients except garnish in a blender (not a food processor), and blend until smooth, approximately 2-3 minutes.
- Strain liquid and pour into tall, chilled glasses.
- Add garnish.
Fruit: 3; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 0; Milk: 0; Fat: 0; Carbs: 0; Other: 0
California Fig Advisory Board
|Serving Size||¼ of recipe|
|Calories from Fat||5|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
|Dietary Fiber||6 g|
|Vitamin A||6% DV|
|Vitamin C||10% DV|
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