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Cress Cocktail

with Cucumber
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Cress Cocktail

Cress Cocktail - A bright green drink that is both tasty and low in calories

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Health Score:
Health Score
9,3 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
10 min.
Preparation
Calories:
51
calories
Calories

Healthy, because

Even smarter

Nutritional values

The mustard oils in the cress power the immune system and stimulate the metabolism, while the cucumber has a gentle draining effect.

If you do not have a stand mixer, you can prepare the cocktail by pureeing it with a hand blender. 

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie51 kcal(2 %)
Protein3 g(3 %)
Fat1 g(1 %)
Carbohydrates6 g(4 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage2 g(7 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.8 mg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁0.1 mg(10 %)
Vitamin B₂0.1 mg(9 %)
Niacin2 mg(17 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate65 μg(22 %)
Pantothenic acid1 mg(17 %)
Biotin3.2 μg(7 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C29 mg(31 %)
Potassium713 mg(18 %)
Calcium129 mg(13 %)
Magnesium35 mg(12 %)
Iron2 mg(13 %)
Iodine10 μg(5 %)
Zinc0.8 mg(10 %)
Saturated fatty acids0.2 g
Uric acid55 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
Development of this recipe:

Ingredients

for
1
Ingredients
1 bed
Garden cress (or watercress)
½
½ cup
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Kitchen shears, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Peeler, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Blender

Preparation steps

1.
Cress Cocktail preparation step 1

With kitchen shears, cut the cress from the bed. Set aside about 1 teaspoon as a garnish. Transfer remaining sprouts to a blender.

2.
Cress Cocktail preparation step 2

Rinse and peel cucumber; cut one thick slice and set aside as a garnish. Coarsely chop remaining cucumber.

3.
Cress Cocktail preparation step 3

Add chopped cucumber, celery juice and ice cubes to the blender; puree on high speed until smooth. Pour into a glass and serve garnished with reserved cress and cucumber slice.