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Mango Smoothie

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This super delicious, refreshing, and creamy mango smoothie is so easy to whip up in a blender. Made with fresh mangoes, bananas, yogurt, and milk, this smoothie has sweet and tart flavors.

Only 4 main (+ 1 optional) ingredients and 2 minutes are all you need to make this ultimate thirst quencher mango smoothie.

mango smoothie in floral glasses

Making this smoothie is really quick and easy, just dice the mangoes, and add them to the blender along with frozen banana, yogurt, milk, and blend. That’s it!

About Mango Smoothie

It is a rich and soul-satiating smoothie that makes an ideal summertime smoothie when we have an abundance of fresh mangoes.

Each sip of this cool, creamy, and tropical drink is laden with immune-boosting nutrients. It is rich in fiber, protein, and other nutrients. Having a glass of this chilled mango smoothie will give you an instant energy boost. You can make this smoothie using both dairy and non-dairy yogurt and milk.

For an extra cold and creamy drink, you can also add ice cubes to this smoothie. I have made this recipe using fresh mangoes and frozen bananas, but you can also make it using fresh bananas and frozen mangoes. It’s a nice option in winters when you don’t get fresh mangoes. During summers, I personally like to use fresh mangoes here, because they give the best refreshing tropical flavors.

Other than plain yogurt, you can also use vanilla yogurt for added sweetness and flavor.

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Why is this mango smoothie so special?

This mango smoothie …

✔ is a refreshing & healthy treat

✔ is pure and delicious

✔ has perfect mango flavors

✔ is gluten-free and vegetarian

✔ has a smooth and creamy texture

✔ gets done in 2 minutes

✔ has just the perfect thickness for sipping

✔ is made with healthy ingredients

✔ can also be made vegan

If you are a frequent visitor to this website then you already know that I am an ardent mango lover. Every mango season I make sure to buy plenty of fresh mangoes to relish them as they are, or to use them in a variety of recipes. I just love mango recipes. Other than whipping up this super creamy and delicious mango smoothie, some of my favorite mango drinks are: Mango Milkshake, Mango Mastani Recipe, Mango Lassi, and Strawberry Mango Smoothie.

3 glasses of mango smoothie in and a hand holding a glass in the background

Mango Smoothie Ingredients

This healthy mango banana smoothie is as simple as any smoothie can be. It is made with 4 basic (+1 optional) ingredients which help the mango flavor shine in this smoothie. Here’s what you’ll need.

Mangoes - It is the key ingredient of this recipe. I have used fresh and ripe mangoes here. But frozen mangoes can also be used in this smoothie.

Banana - I have used frozen bananas to get a creamy and chilled smoothie. If you don’t have frozen bananas, then you can use fresh ones. Also, when using fresh bananas, add some ice to get the perfect thickness and texture.

Milk - It is added for a rich flavor in this mango smoothie. Dairy or non-dairy both types of milk will work in this smoothie. Non-dairy milk that tastes good in this smoothie is coconut milk, almond milk, cashew milk, and oat milk.

Yogurt - Greek yogurt makes the best thick and creamy smoothie, so I like to use that. You can use any non-fat and low-fat yogurt here. You can also use non-dairy yogurt to make this smoothie vegan.

Sweetener - Adding any type of sweetener is completely optional. I have added a dash of honey here because my smoothie was a little tangy. You can also use any other sweetener of your choice.

You will find the printable recipe with the exact measurements on this page.

closeup shot of a chilled mango smoothie glass

**Do you also love mangos?**If so, then try out our Easy Mango Recipes, such as Mango Pudding, Mango Salsa, No Bake Mango Cheesecake,  Mango Pudding, Mango Sago Recipe, Eggless Mango Mousse, and Mango Kulfi.

How to make a Mango Smoothie

You can make this smoothie using a high-power blender or a handheld blender. Here is how to make the best mango smoothie which has got the perfect sweet flavor and creamy texture!

To make this smoothie, all you need to do is dump all the ingredients into your blender and blend!

Just pour it into a glass, pop in a straw, and sip up this refreshing, creamy, delicious mango smoothie. That’s it. Can it get any simpler than this?

On this page, you’ll find step-by-step photo instructions and a video recipe to make the best tasting Mango Smoothie.

Variations

This mango smoothie is just perfect as it is, but you can always jazz up the flavors and textures of this smoothie.

Following are some variations for you.

Coconut water - You can swap milk with coconut water to make it light in texture.

Juice - It makes this smoothie more tropical. So you can replace milk with some fresh orange juice, pineapple juice, or mango juice.

Toasted coconut - If you like intense coconut flavors, then you can also add some toasted coconut flavors.

Other fruits - You can also use pineapple, papaya, or peaches to add more tropical flavors.

Storage

This smoothie tastes good when made fresh and it also tastes great as a leftover. So if you have leftovers then store them in a sealed container for up to 1 day. When you want to enjoy it, shake up the smoothie and pour it into glasses. After that, it would start losing its flavors.

a female holding a mango smoothie glass with a straw

Tips and tricks to make the Best Mango Smoothie

  1. Use a high-powered blender - Make sure you use a high-powered blender if you’re using frozen mangoes and frozen bananas. This would ensure that everything gets blended nicely.

  2. Toppings - You can serve this mango as it is, or add some toppings, such as mangoes, bananas or almonds, cashews, or chia seeds.

  3. You can easily double or triple this mango smoothie recipe.

  4. Chilled ingredients - Always use chilled ingredients when making a mango smoothie.

  5. Remember that the color, flavor, and the texture of mango banana smoothie will vary with the type of mangoes you are using.

  6. Sweetener - Adding sweetener is completely optional in this recipe. Don’t add any sweetener if your mangoes are sweet. I have added some honey because my mangoes were not that sweet. You can also add maple syrup or any other sweetener of your choice.

  7. **Protein powder -**1-2 tablespoons of protein powder can also be added for an extra protein boost.

  8. Ice cubes - You can also add about ½ cup of ice cubes if you want a super thick mango smoothie or a smoothie bowl.  

  9. Nuts - For a chewy nutty texture, you can also add nuts of your choice to this smoothie while blending it.

a female holding a tray with 4 glasses filled with mango smoothie

FAQ

Should you use fresh mango or frozen mango?

Fresh and frozen both types of mangoes can be used in this smoothie. I love to add fresh mangoes when they are in season. Just remember one thing that if you are using fresh mangoes, then bananas should be frozen to make your smoothie thick and cold.

If fresh mangoes are not available, then simply use frozen mango with fresh banana. In simple words, just make certain that at least one of the fruit is frozen.

How to make a mango smoothie vegan

This mango smoothie can be made with non-dairy or vegan milk and yogurt. Below are the plant-based or vegan milk options which taste well in this smoothie:

  • Oat milk & yogurt - It adds a nice creamy texture to this smoothie.

  • Almond milk & yogurt - It doesn’t make a super thick smoothie. To make it creamier, you can also add 1-2 tablespoons of almond meal.

  • Cashew milk & yogurt - This  adds a really rich taste and sweet flavor to this smoothie.

  • Coconut milk & yogurt - Mango and coconut go so well, and adding coconut milk gives this smoothie a silky smooth texture and mild coconut flavor.

More Delicious Mango Recipes

Love smoothies? Then you can check out more smoothie recipes. Here’s a sneak peek into my favorite fruit smoothie recipes: Watermelon Smoothie, Best Green Smoothie, Banana Date smoothie, Pineapple Coconut smoothie, Immunity Boosting Orange smoothie, Strawberry Banana Oat smoothie, and Papaya Smoothie.


Mango Smoothie (Step-by-step photo instructions)

Making Mango Smoothie

  1. Dice or chop mangoes. Then add chopped mangoes to a high-powered blender. You can also use frozen 3 cups of mangoes.
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  3. After that, add frozen bananas to the blender. You can use fresh bananas if using frozen mangoes. Also, add chilled milk and chilled yogurt.
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  5. Blend until smooth and creamy. You can add honey/maple syrup to balance the tart flavor and blend everything again.
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  7. Pour mango smoothie into glasses and enjoy chilled.
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Mango Smoothie [Recipe]

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This super delicious, refreshing, and creamy mango smoothie is so easy to whip up in a blender. It is a perfect summertime smoothie.
★★★★✰
(Rating: 4.9 from 4 reviews)

Prep time 🕐 Cook time 🕐 Total time 🕐
4 mins
Category ☶ Cuisine ♨ Serves ☺
Drinks American 3
Nutrition Info ⊛ Serving size ⊚
210 calories 1

INGREDIENTS

Mango Smoothie
  • 2 fresh large-sized mangoes, or 3 cups frozen
  • 2 medium-sized frozen bananas
  • 1 cup milk, dairy or dairy-free
  • 1 cup yogurt, dairy or dairy-free
  • 1 tablespoon honey/maple syrup, optional

INSTRUCTIONS:

Making Mango Smoothie
  1. Dice or chop mangoes. Then add chopped mangoes to a high-powered blender. You can also use frozen 3 cups of mangoes.
  2. After that, add frozen bananas to the blender. You can use fresh bananas if using frozen mangoes. Also, add chilled milk and chilled yogurt.
  3. Blend until smooth and creamy. You can add honey/maple syrup to balance the tart flavor and blend everything again.
  4. Pour mango smoothie into glasses and enjoy chilled.

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NOTES:

  1. You can also top the smoothie with chopped mangoes and chopped nuts
  2. Make sure you use a high-powered blender if you’re using frozen mangoes and frozen bananas. This would ensure that everything gets blended nicely.
  3. Always use chilled ingredients when making a mango smoothie.
  4. Adding sweetener is completely optional in this recipe. Don’t add any sweetener if your mangoes are sweet. I have added some honey because my mangoes were not that sweet. You can also add maple syrup or any other sweetener of your choice.

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