This juice is one of Jamaica’s favorite and can be had with basically any meal at any time, but yes, it is a tradition to have with our Sunday dinner.
Not only is carrot juice delicious, it is also highly nutritious. Yes, it is good for our eyesight, as our parents always told us, “eat the carrot”.
It is also said to help in the prevention of cancer, beautification of the skin, hair, nails and a host of other benefits.
So if you are not eating those carrots that are withering in the refrigerator why not just blend them?
Carrot juice is a top order on the menu of many Jamaican restaurants and bottled in cans and bottles on various supermarket shelves. Nothing beats doing it yourself though as you can add your own flavor to it.
There are many ways how this juice can be done but my favorite is adding a tin of Supligen and a bottle of Guinness to it :-)
How about trying this simple recipe below?
Easy Jamaican Carrot Juice Recipe
2 Ibs carrot
4 or more cup of
1 tin condensed
1 bottle Guinness or Dragon Stout (optional)
½ teaspoon nutmeg
You will need a
blender, large mixing bowl, strainer and a spoon.
Wash carrots and
scrub or peel outer layer.
Cut the carrots
into small chunks
Blend carrot with
water. This step may be repeated depending on the number of carrots you have.
After the carrot
is blended, use a strainer to pour liquid into a large bowl.
Discard of the pulp
in the strainer after there is no juice remaining. This step may also be
repeated until all the carrots are blended.
Supligen and Guinness are optional, but if you
choose to use them it should be mixed to
the bowl of carrot juice.
Add nutmeg and
vanilla to the mixture
Add the tin of
condensed milk or sweetened to taste.
Place in the
refrigerator to chill or serve with ice.
So it was that
simple to make, right? I really hope it was delicious and creamy as expected
and you enjoyed down to the last sip as I always do.
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