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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
Keyword homemade juice, natural juice, pineapple juice
Prep 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