You’ll love this refreshing boba smoothie recipe with a fruity base and freshly cooked tapioca pearls. It’s a great way to start your day. Enjoy boba smoothies as a sweet treat or a satisfying drink after a workout. The combination of flavors and textures makes it a perfectly indulgent drink.
A boba smoothie is a refreshing drink that combines chewy boba pearls with a creamy and fruity smoothie base. We’ll make a smoothie base with plant-based milk, frozen fruit, and protein powder.
We will cook the boba pearls, also known as tapioca pearls, and let them cool. We then add them to smoothies for a unique texture and a burst of sweetness with every sip.
the main ingredient
This refreshing boba smoothie combines sweet and chewy boba pearls with a fruity smoothie base. It’s the perfect treat any day. Here are the ingredients you will need:
- dumb — You will need instant boba pearls (also known as tapioca pearls). You can buy them at Asian grocery stores or online.
- Plant-based milk — I prefer almond milk, but you can use your favorite plant-based milk.
- fruit – I like to use frozen fruit for my smoothies. Want a mango dumb smoothie? Buy a bag of frozen mangoes! Same thing for strawberries, pineapples or even bananas. Learn how to slice a pineapple to make it easier to freeze.
- Lemon juice — Adding lemon juice gives the base a tangy flavor! You can change it for lemon juice.
- Sweetener – Depending on how ripe your fruit is you may want to add more sweetener. You can use maple syrup, agave nectar, or zero-calorie sweetener.
- You don’t answer – Turn your smoothie into an energy drink with vanilla protein powder.
Why this recipe is a winner
- fun — Adding fresh boba pearls gives your drink a chewy texture!
- simple -Place the ingredients in a blender and pulse until smooth. It’s that simple!
- versatile – Add your favorite frozen fruit to the blender to make the tastiest smoothie ever!
Frequently Asked Questions
Why keep dumb in the smoothie?
You don’t have to add boba pearls to your smoothie, but they add an interesting texture. Biting into chewy dumb pearls also makes the drink last longer.
Can you make smoothies with boba?
Make a boba tea smoothie by adding some green tea matcha powder to the base. Learn more about matcha in smoothies with this strawberry matcha smoothie recipe.
Serve the smoothie with any of the following: Your favorite side dishes such as:
Smoothies are best when fresh. But you can cover it and store it in the fridge for up to 2 days. You can freeze the smoothie in a freezer-safe jar for up to 2 months.
If you like this vegan boba smoothie, you’ll want to try this delicious and colorful berry smoothie or this healthy banana spinach smoothie. Here are more smoothie favorites to try:
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Add 2 cups of water to a small saucepan. Bring it to a boil, then add the dumb pearls. cooking for 2 to 3 minutes until the pearl rises up. Then cook for another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and drain in a strainer. Rinse them with cold water to cool them down.
Add milk, frozen fruit, lime juice, maple syrup and protein powder to blender. Let it sit for a minute, then pulse on low until broken down. Gradually increase the speed until the mixture is smooth.
Taste the smoothie. If you are happy with the consistency and taste, move on to the next step. For a thicker smoothie, add ice and repeat the process above, mixing less and gradually increasing the speed to create a smoother texture. You can add more sweetener at this time.
Place half of the dumb pearls in a glass. Pour the smoothie on top and add a boba straw. Repeat with the second glass.
Enjoy your boba smoothie immediately.
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Boba pearls taste best fresh, so cook them (give them time to cool) before making your smoothie.
Once the dumb pearls come to the top of the boiling water, you know they’re done.
Use quick-cooked boba pearls for best results.
Calories: 157kcal | Sugars: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 0.5g | Monounsaturated fats: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 107mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 16IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 143mg | Iron: 1mg
The nutritional information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator and should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist consultation.