Lettuce Mango Tango Smoothie

One of the greens I have growing in my garden is lettuce. Instead of always using it in salad, I decided to put a handful in my latest smoothie to create this lettuce mango smoothie.

lettuce mango smoothie

Normally when I add greens to my smoothies, I use kale since I have three different types of it in the garden. In the pineapple kale smoothie I used Red Russian kale. The kale cucumber smoothie had Happy Rich kale (also known as Chinese kale).

But back to the lettuce, I planted two different types in the garden this year. One is the green Black-Seed Simpson and the other is the deep red, Danyelle Lettuce. I like both of them but I decided to use the green lettuce for this particular smoothie recipe.

lettuce smoothie recipe

I did a remake of my mango smoothie recipe to come up with this lettuce mango smoothie. The kids and I really liked it. It was like a green tropical smoothie.

And because I used two mangos instead of one, there was enough for all three of us to have our own full glass of smoothie. Although the size of the glasses did depend on the size of the person. Mine was the biggest in case you were wondering.

mango smoothie recipe

Of course I had to add a superfood to the smoothie. I went with hempseeds once again because of they have protein and us vegetarians need protein. Just ask my mom.

Lettuce mango smoothie

Serves 2


  • 2 mangos
  • 1 banana
  • 1 cup organic lettuce
  • 1 tablespoon hempseeds
  • Coconut water
  • Ice


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender.
  2. Blend to desired consistency, adding more coconut water as needed.
  3. Pour into glasses of your choice and enjoy!

For more delicious smoothie recipes, check out the berry pineapple smoothie, blueberry pineapple smoothie, and vanilla fig smoothie.

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Hi and welcome! My name is Jessica Torres and I'm a homeschooling mom of two adorably insane girls on the path to greener living. I'm also self declared iPhone addict and lover of all things Apple. When not attached to my kids, my iPhone, or my laptop, you can find me creating cocktail recipes. Subscribe by RSS Feed or by email to join in the fun over here.

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9 Responses to Lettuce Mango Tango Smoothie

  1. Alison says:

    Interesting, I’ve never seen a smoothie with lettuce in it before. Genius, Jess.
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  2. Susi
    Twitter: bocafrau

    I really need to get myself a blender or nutri bullet. Every time you post another recipe I want a smoothie so bad and this one sounds great. I love mangoes!!!
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    • Yes, you do! My blender broke last week and I almost cried. Luckily my mom doesn’t use hers anymore now that she has a nutribullet so I convinced her to let me borrow it.

  3. Super Summer Cooler!!!! The pic has such a lovely summer picnic feel to it…nice smoothie
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  4. Kimberly
    Twitter: KimberlyAMuro

    Your smoothie recipes always sound delicious. I really need to get into this habit and try them too.
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  5. Devan McGuinness
    Twitter: AccustomedChaos

    I’ve seen spinach and kale, but never lettuce. This smoothly looks so amazing (& great photos too!)
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  6. Tonya says:

    Never tried mango! Sounds delish.
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