Carrot and Spinach Smoothie (with Apple and Ginger)

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Last updated: November 15, 2022

If you need a healthy energy boost in the morning or the afternoon to get you going for the rest of the day, try this delicious carrot and spinach smoothie recipe with apple and ginger.

This powerhouse drink is high in vitamins A and C and is loaded with a great variety of minerals such as potassium, calcium, folate, and magnesium.

Please find the printable version of this recipe further below.


Carrots can be difficult to blend, especially if you have a blender that is not the most powerful.

You may find that it’s easier to cook the carrots for a few minutes before blending, as this will make them a bit softer and easier for your blender to process.

Depending on your blender and personal preferences, it might also be a good idea to add some extra water to make the smoothie less pulpy.


Carrot and spinach smoothie ingredients:

  • 6 Carrots
  • 2 Apples (with seeds and skin; optional)
  • 1 Small piece of ginger root
  • 50 Grams of spinach
  • 1 Banana
  • Half glass of orange juice (or 1 fresh orange)
  • Water + ice cubes


As mentioned, carrots are not the easiest of ingredients to blend, so make sure you add enough liquids for a better result.

For this smoothie, I have added orange juice and also one banana to give it a bit more of a fruity taste.

Carrots as a smoothie ingredient

I also added spinach as a core ingredient. Not only to give this smoothie a slightly green color but also because it gives this filling drink a better balance of nutrients.

It works well with the carrots and ginger, which both have strong and dominant flavors.

Spinach leaves as a smoothie ingredient

Depending on your diet and taste preferences, spinach can easily be replaced with kale or any other green vegetable you may prefer.

Overall this carrot spinach smoothie recipe is delicious and will provide you with a significant amount of nutrients in one go.

Oh, and if you appreciate ginger as much as I do, read my guide on storing and keeping ginger fresh with some great tips.

Are you thinking of buying a new quality blender?
Please check out my list of recommended blenders for making smoothies.

5 from 1 vote
Carrot and spinach smoothie recipe
Carrot and Spinach Smoothie
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

A delicious powerhouse smoothie loaded with a great variety of different vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A and C, calcium and magnesium.

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: International
Servings: 2 people
Author: Donna Harrison
  • 6 Carrots
  • 2 Apples (with seeds and skin; optional)
  • 1 inch Ginger root
  • 50 grams Spinach
  • 1 Banana
  • 1 Orange or orange juice
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Ice cubes
  1. Cut the carrots, apples, ginger and orange in smaller pieces. The apples can be blended with skin and seeds.

  2. Add all the ingredients in the blender in this order: banana, orange, spinach, carrots, apples, ginger, water and ice cubes.

  3. Blend at high speed for 30 seconds, followed by 30 seconds at low speed. Ready to serve!


Carrot and spinach smoothie (with apple and ginger)

Donna Harrison

I created Healthy Food Tribe because I am passionate about discovering new foods and learning everything about them. I am also a smoothie fanatic and I document all my favorite recipes here on my blog.

  1. 5 stars
    I’ve been having frozen peas carrots and spinach cooked in a pan. I’ll definitely give this drink a go, ginger apple and bananas, my faves.

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