How to Make a Coconut Smoothie

Learn how to cut open a young coconut and use it for a simple smoothie. Hope you enjoy!

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How to Make a Coconut Smoothie Recipe
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Using a butcher knife carefully cut a opening in the top of the young coconut. I usually make 4 cuts in the top essentially cutting a square.

Using a butcher knife carefully cut a opening in the top of the young coconut. I usually make 4 cuts in the top essentially cutting a square.

2
Remove the top!

Remove the top!

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3
Filter the coconut water.

Filter the coconut water.

4
Carefully cut the coconut in half.

Carefully cut the coconut in half.

5
Using a spoon separate the young coconut meat from the inside of the coconut.

Using a spoon separate the young coconut meat from the inside of the coconut.

6
Remove any brown fiberous bits from the young coconut meat.

Remove any brown fiberous bits from the young coconut meat.

7
Put the young coconut meat in a blender.

Put the young coconut meat in a blender.

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Pour in the filtered coconut water. Add 5-6 ice cubes. Optionally, if you have frozen pineapple you can add a cup or two.

Pour in the filtered coconut water. Add 5-6 ice cubes. Optionally, if you have frozen pineapple you can add a cup or two.

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Add a banana.

Add a banana.

10
Add 2 tablespoons of honey.

Add 2 tablespoons of honey.

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Blend for around 30 seconds.

Blend for around 30 seconds.

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Serve! Mint is optional.

Serve! Mint is optional.

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon Young coconut 
1 Tablespoon Banana 
5 Tablespoons Ice cubes 
2 Tablespoons Honey 
Mint (optional) 
Butcher knife 
Fine mesh strainer 
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