Veggie Juice

Cuisine: American

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Serves: 2

Who doesn't like to quench his thirst while getting a boost of instant energy, power dosed with multi-vitamins and minerals? This veggie juice recipe is so flavorsome that you want to have it on a daily basis. It is even safe for people suffering from diabetes as veggie juice has very less amount of sugar and also has fibers.

  • 2 cut beetroots
  • 4 cut carrots
  • Bunch of spinach
  • Bunch of celery
  • 1 small lemon or lime
  • 1 big cucumber
  • 10-15 mint leaves
  • Pinch of pink salt as per taste

An easy and quick vegetable juice recipe to kick-start your day with a bang. Let's read further to know how to make a quick veggie juice recipe with a handful of commonly available vegetables.

  1. Peel the beetroots, cucumber, and carrots and cut them in quarter size. Clean the green vegetables by removing their stalks, or you can keep them as per your choice. 
  2. Now put them in a juicer and blend them well. If you don't have a juicer, you can blend all the ingredients in a blender and sieve the juice.
  3. Put it in a glass tumbler and squeeze some lime on it. 
  4. Finally, add some pink salt as per taste and enjoy.

Chef Tip: You can mix and match with all the above ingredients like you can make a healthy ABC juice by blending Apple, beetroot, and carrot, and sometimes you can blend just greens with cucumber for extra hydration.

Vegetable juice can be a healthy alternative to fruit juice which generally has high sugar content. It may not be as delicious as fruit juice but can help you to get the usual recommendation of 2 cups of vegetables in a day in one glass. 

Quick Bites

Fun Fact

• Promotional websites for vegetable juice claimed that Dr. Norman Walker, a pioneer in the field of vegetable juicing and nutritional health, lived till the age of 110 years to promote the importance of vegetable juice and in turn to sell their Norwalk Juicer which was the first juicer ever made based on the designs of Dr. Walker himself.

• But in reality, he lived up to the age of 99 years ONLY!!

Historical Fact

• The Dead Sea Scrolls states that pomegranate and figs were mashed and consumed resulting in “profound strength and subtle form” between 150 BC and 70 AD.

• From the 1990s, vegetable juicing has gained drastic popularity for both the taste and health benefits. 

Nutrition Fact

• Carrots have antioxidant properties and are rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

• One cup of this veggie juice has approx. 79.8 calories, it contains 0.7g of fat, 0mg of cholesterol, 108.7mg of sodium, 683.7g of potassium, 18.2g of carbohydrate, and 3.3g of protein.