strawberry and yogurt smoothie recipe

Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie

15 mins
Vadim Rachok
12.06.2024
12.06.2024
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Let’s make a tasty and simple smoothie with strawberries and yogurt without banana. It is creamy, cool, and tastes fantastic drink for breakfast or snack. It is a perfect summer fruit drink. You’ll love it! Now follow the detailed strawberry and yogurt smoothie recipe to make this wonderful pink drink at home.

What is a Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie?

A Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie is a nutritious and refreshing beverage made by blending fresh or frozen strawberries with yogurt and can be topped with milk, honey, or other fruit. This smoothie is a popular choice for breakfast, snack, or post-workout recovery because of its creamy texture, vibrant flavor, and numerous health benefits. A strawberry and yogurt smoothie tastes deliciously, balanced between sweet and tangy. 

The natural sweetness of the ripe strawberries is complemented by the light tang of the yogurt, creating a balanced flavor profile. The yogurt’s creaminess adds a smooth, velvety texture that makes every sip satisfying. These smoothies are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants from strawberries and probiotics, protein and calcium from yogurt. These nutrients contribute to overall health by helping to support immune function, digestion, and bone health.

Ingredients for Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie

recipe strawberry and yogurt smoothie

  • Strawberries: Providing a sweet and slightly tart flavor, strawberries are the star ingredient. 
  • Powdered Sugar: Powdered sugar adds a hint of sweetness to the smoothie and helps balance out the acidity of the strawberries and the yogurt. 
  • Tarragon sprigs: Tarragon adds a subtle herbal flavor that complements the sweetness of the strawberries and adds a unique, slightly anise-like flavor to the smoothie.
  • Lime + Zest: The juice and zest of the lime add a bright, citrusy flavor that brings out the freshness of the smoothie. 
  • Greek yogurt (with strawberries): Greek yogurt adds creaminess and thickness to the smoothie, making it more satisfying and richer in flavor. 
  • Ice: Ice helps chill the smoothie and gives it a refreshing, frosty texture. It also thickens the drink and makes it more of a frozen treat.

Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie Recipe

  1. First, wash and peel the strawberries. 
  2. Then, place strawberries, powdered sugar, lime zest, lime juice, yogurt, tarragon, and ice in a blender bowl. 
  3. Blend until smooth. 
  4. Then, pour through a strainer. 
  5. Serve over ice and garnish with a tarragon sprig and strawberry slices. Enjoy!

Chef Recipe Tips:

  • You can replace tarragon with mint.
  • If the strawberries are sweet, do not add powdered sugar.
  • You can add 50 grams of cream instead of yogurt.

The Origin of the Smoothie

best recipe strawberry and yogurt smoothie

Smoothies, as a general category, have a long history dating back to ancient cultures that consumed puréed fruits and vegetables. 

However, during the health food movement of the 1960s and 1970s, the modern smoothie gained popularity in the United States.

The strawberry and yogurt smoothie, in particular, became a favorite among health enthusiasts. It was a simple yet potent combination of ingredients. 

With the advent of blenders and food processors, making smoothies at home became more accessible, further cementing their place in the modern diet.

Tips for making ahead

Yes, you can make this ahead. It will be kept in the refrigerator in airtight containers for up to 3 days. You may need to shake it a bit before serving, as it tends to separate a bit, but it will store really well.

What Type of Yogurt is Best for this Strawberry Smoothie?

I recommend making this yogurt smoothie with Greek yogurt. The result will be a slightly thicker smoothie, and it will also contain more protein. 

how to make strawberry and yogurt smoothie

Is It Healthy to Add Yogurt to Smoothies?

A yogurt is a nutritious option for smoothies because it adds creaminess, protein, calcium, and probiotics.

How to Store Smoothie?

Make and store this Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie in an airtight container or containers in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Shake or stir before serving to ensure the mixture is well combined.

You can also put it in ice cube trays and freeze it. Blend with a little more milk and serve a later day. 

Or freeze in a reusable pouch and thaw overnight in the refrigerator or lunch box.

Strawberry and Yogurt Smoothie
Author:Vadim Rachok
Category:Smothies
This strawberry smoothie recipe blends strawberries with milk, yogurt, sugar, and vanilla for an icy-cold treat. You'll love it!
strawberry and yogurt smoothie recipe
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
2
The ingredients you need:
10,6 ounces (300 g) strawberries
0,7 ounces (20 g) powdered sugar
2-3 branches tarragon
0,5 pc lime + zest
10,6 ounces (300 g) Greek yogurt (with strawberries)
ice
Let’s start !
1

Wash and peel the strawberries. 

2

Place strawberries, powdered sugar, lime zest, lime juice, yogurt, tarragon, and ice in a blender bowl.

3

Blend until smooth.

4

Pour through a strainer.

5

Serve over ice and garnish with a tarragon sprig and strawberry slices.

Nutrition Information
Servings Per Recipe: 2 Calories: 400
% Daily Value *
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g1%
Saturated Fat 1g4%
Cholesterol 5mg2%
Sodium 71mg3%
Total Carbohydrate 30g11%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Total Sugars 29g 
Protein 6g11%
Vitamin C 29mg32%
Calcium 199mg15%
Iron 0mg2%
Potassium 320mg7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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