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Asparagus and Melon Juice Cocktail

with Lemon Balm
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Asparagus and Melon Juice Cocktail

Asparagus and Melon Juice Cocktail - This delicate combination of flavors is unusually tasty

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Health Score:
Health Score
8,5 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
Calories:
84
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Just 1 glass of this juice can cover your daily requirement of vitamin C by about 60% and of vitamin A by as much as 90%.

Asparagus in liquid form is an excellent low-fat, purifying agent. This refreshing melon cocktail is perfect for the first hot days of the year and helps replenish your liquid reserves.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie84 kcal(4 %)
Protein3 g(3 %)
Fat1 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates16 g(11 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0.5 g(2 %)
Vitamin A0.7 mg(88 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.3 mg(11 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin2 mg(17 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate84 μg(28 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin7.7 μg(17 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C61 mg(64 %)
Potassium685 mg(17 %)
Calcium57 mg(6 %)
Magnesium36 mg(12 %)
Iron1.4 mg(9 %)
Iodine4 μg(2 %)
Zinc0.5 mg(6 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.1 g
Uric acid70 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
1
Ingredients
7 ounces
green Asparagus
½
small Honeydew melon (approximately 12-13 ounces)
½
small Organic orange (about 2 ounces)
1 handful
In addition: Ice cubes
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Juicer, 1 Julienne zester

Preparation steps

1.
Asparagus and Melon Juice Cocktail preparation step 1

Rinse asparagus, trim off woody ends and cut stalks into pieces.

2.
Asparagus and Melon Juice Cocktail preparation step 2

Halve melon and scoop out seeds with a spoon. Cut into wedges. Remove rind and coarsely chop flesh.

3.
Asparagus and Melon Juice Cocktail preparation step 3

Rinse orange with hot water, pat dry and use a citrus zester to remove peel.

4.
Asparagus and Melon Juice Cocktail preparation step 4

Rinse lemon balm and shake dry. Set a few leaves aside for garnish.

5.
Asparagus and Melon Juice Cocktail preparation step 5

Quarter orange and remove rind. Using an electric juicer, juice orange, lemon balm, asparagus and melon. Fill a glass with ice. Pour in juice and stir. Serve immediately, garnished with orange zest and reserved lemon balm leaves.