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Change up your morning smoothie with this bright and delicious Dragon Fruit Smoothie. Simple ingredients makes this smoothie a family favorite.

Dragon Fruit Smoothies in a clear glass topped with shredded coconut, slice of dragon fruit
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I love to enjoy a smoothie in the morning as I am getting ready for the day. This vibrant pink color fruit is packed with healthy benefits and blends easily with simple ingredients.

This smoothie blends creamy and full of flavor. It is perfect for breakfast or an after school treat. If you love this protein packed smoothie, then try Protein Fruit Smoothie, Mango Protein Smoothie, Strawberry Mango Smoothie and Strawberry Cheesecake Protein Shake.

What is Dragon Fruit?

Dragon fruit has a bright pink texture and may also be known as pitaya, pitahaya, and strawberry pear. It has a unique melon or kiwi taste that is loaded with antioxidants, nutrients, and prebiotics.

This Dragon Fruit is a tropical fruit that is native to Central America and Southern Mexico. You may find it fresh in your grocery store or packaged frozen.

Ingredients

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Ingredients - frozen dragon fruit, banana, coconut milk, yogurt, honey, lime juice, vanilla extract
  • Frozen Dragon Fruit, cubed – You can also use Fresh Pink Dragon Fruit
  • Ripe Banana, sliced – Gives the smoothie a creamy texture
  • Coconut Milk – Use other types of milk – oat milk, almond milk, or regular milk
  • Plain Greek Yogurt – Feel free to use any flavor of yogurt
  • Honey – Hint of Sweetness
  • Fresh Lime Juice – Check out these Best Substitute for Lime Juice

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Variations Ideas

  • Smoothie Toppings – Top your smoothie with fresh dragon fruit slices, chia seeds, shredded coconut
  • Try Other Fruit – Feel free to add in other berries. We have even added in pineapple, raspberries, blackberries or any frozen fruit you prefer.
  • Protein Powder – To increase the protein in your smoothie, add in protein powder. I usually use vanilla.
  • Nut Butters – For added flavor, add in a tablespoon of almond butter.

How to Make Dragon Fruit Smoothie

  • Step 1 – In a blender, combine the frozen dragon fruit, sliced banana, coconut milk, Greek yogurt, honey, lime juice, and vanilla extract.
Adding the dragon fruit, yogurt, slice bananas, milk to the blender
  • Step 2 – Blend the ingredients on high speed until smooth and creamy, about 1-2 minutes. If the smoothie is too thick, add more coconut milk or a splash of water to achieve the desired consistency.
  • Step 3 – Taste the smoothie and adjust the sweetness by adding more honey if needed.
  • Step 4 – Pour the smoothie into two glasses and garnish with optional toppings like fresh dragon fruit slices, chia seeds, or shredded coconut.
  • Step 5 – Serve the Dragon Fruit Smoothie immediately.

Expert Tips

  • Smoothie Consistency – If the smoothie is too thick, just add a bit more coconut milk to thin it out.
  • Blender – Smoothie blend best with a good blender. Check out The 6 Best Blenders Under $100 of 2024 if you are needing a new one.
  • Adding in Ingredients – We recommend adding in the liquid first as it helps the blender to blend easily and not lock up.
  • Liquid – If you blender locks up, you may need to add more liquid. I usually add a small amount at a time to get the right consistency.
Dragon Fruit Smoothies in a clear glass topped with shredded coconut, slice of dragon fruit with slice of fresh dragon fruit on the sides with bowls of chia seeds and shredded coconut

Frequently Asked Questions

What Does Dragon Fruit Smoothie Taste Like?

Dragon Fruit has a mild flavor. It has a similar taste to kiwi but with added honey, this smoothie will have a sweet flavor. It will depend on where you buy the fruit and how ripe the dragon fruit is.

How to Store Leftover Dragon Fruit Smoothie

The serving size of this smoothie is for 2 glasses. If you have are unable to finish it, place in the freezer.

Can I Make into a Smoothie Bowl?

Yes, you can make dragon fruit smoothie bowls for a delicious variation. Instead of pouring into a glass pour into a bowl. Make sure to add your favorite toppings. Granola is my favorite toppings.

Where Can I Buy Dragon Fruit?

You can find in the produce section at your local grocery store. But we usually buy the frozen kind as it already cut into cubes. Which makes it easy to puree into a smoothie.

Dragon Fruit Smoothies in a clear glass topped with shredded coconut, slice of dragon fruit

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Dragon Fruit Smoothie

5 from 1 vote
Change up your morning smoothie with this bright and delicious Dragon Fruit Smoothie. Simple ingredients makes this smoothie a family favorite.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Cuisine American
Course Smoothie
Calories 484

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen dragon fruit cubed
  • 1 ripe banana sliced
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Optional toppings: fresh dragon fruit slices chia seeds, shredded coconut
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Instructions

  • In a blender, combine the frozen dragon fruit, sliced banana, coconut milk, Greek yogurt, honey, lime juice, and vanilla extract.
  • Blend the ingredients on high speed until smooth and creamy, about 1-2 minutes. If the smoothie is too thick, add more coconut milk or a splash of water to achieve the desired consistency.
  • Taste the smoothie and adjust the sweetness by adding more honey if needed.
  • Pour the smoothie into two glasses and garnish with optional toppings like fresh dragon fruit slices, chia seeds, or shredded coconut.
  • Serve the Dragon Fruit Smoothie immediately.

Recipe Notes

If the smoothie is too thick, just add a bit more coconut milk to thin it out.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 484kcal, Carbohydrates 49g, Protein 8g, Fat 28g, Saturated Fat 21g, Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g, Monounsaturated Fat 1g, Trans Fat 0.01g, Cholesterol 3mg, Sodium 176mg, Potassium 546mg, Fiber 4g, Sugar 37g, Vitamin A 44IU, Vitamin C 9mg, Calcium 81mg, Iron 7mg

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  1. Casey says:

    5 stars
    This smoothie was so delicious and I loved the fun pink color.