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Homemade Pineapple Juice

Homemade Pineapple Juice – refreshingly sweet, a bit tangy and just the right amount of tartness made from real fresh pineapples and all-natural ingredients. Easy, simple and loaded with tons of nutrients in every glass. Delicious tropical delight!

Course Drinks
Cuisine South American
Keyword homemade juice, natural juice, pineapple juice
Prep Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 - 4 cups
Calories 177kcal
Author Imma

Ingredients

  • 1 medium fresh pineapple (about 4 cups )
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar or more (optional)
  • ½ -1 lemon (use the juice, optional)
  • ice cubes

Instructions

  • Using a sharp chef’s knife, slice off the bottom of the pineapple, cut the top, if desired, then cut of the thick outer layer.
  • Lay the pineapple on its side and slice pineapple, remove thick inner layer of pineapple. Chop it into chunks.
  • Next add pineapple chunks in a food processor or  in a blender, together with water and sugar, if using any.
  • Blend until smooth puree and there are no chunks of fruit in the mix.
  • Strain the juice using a  fine sieve or cheesecloth. Be sure to press out all the juice from the cheese cloth.
  • Adjust taste and  thickness of juice with more water sweetener.
  • Serve immediately with ice cubes , garnish with pineapple, lemon or mint.

Notes

  1. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 329mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 37g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Vitamin C: 144mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 1mg