Carrot-Mango Lassi


Elizabeth Falkner of Citizen Cake and Orson in San Francisco swears by this yogurt smoothie (known as a lassi in India) if she's overindulged: the pinch of turmeric here is great for the liver.

Carrot-Mango Lassi
Photo: © John Kernick
Total Time:
10 mins
2 8-ounce drinks


  • 2 medium carrots or 1/4 cup carrot juice

  • 1 small mango, peeled and cubed

  • 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt

  • 3 tablespoons honey

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • Salt


  1. Juice the carrots. Transfer the juice to a blender and add all of the remaining ingredients except the salt. Blend until smooth. Season with salt.


One serving 203 cal, 52 gm carb, 3 gm protein, 2 gm fiber, less than 1 gm fat.

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