Recipes from the World – from Jamaica

Jamaican Mango Smoothie


  • 2 ripe mangos
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 cups yogurt (plain or flavored – vanilla or orange are both good)
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 14 cup dark rum (optional)
  • 10 ice cubes
  • A dash of ground nutmeg
  • A dash of ground cinnamon


  1. Peel the mango and dice into ice cube sized chunks.  Place in a plastic bag and freeze for an hour.
  2. Remove the mango chunks from the freezer and place in a blender container.
  3. Add yogurt, honey, ice cubes and rum (if you’re using it).
  4. Juice the oranges (with a juicer or by squeezing) and pour juice and pulp into the blender.
  5. Blend on high for about 1 minute or until smooth. Add the nutmeg and cinnamon on top. Stir.
  6. Divide into glasses and garnish with spears of mango or thin slices of orange.