Beet, Carrot, and Apple Juice Recipe

beet, carrot, and apple juice recipe
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Total Time: 20 min
Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 0 min
Servings: 1

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)

171 calories
1g fat
42g carbs
3g protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving  
Calories 171
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 165mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 42g 15%
Dietary Fiber 10g 36%
Total Sugars 27g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 3g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 70mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 900mg 19%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calorie a day is used for general nutrition advice.

A sweet juice with some serious spice from the ginger root, this beet, carrot, and apple juice recipe can be a part of a healthy eating plan. Beets, perhaps best known for their betalains (natural pigments that account for the red color), are also rich in beta-carotene, arabinose-oligosaccharides (found to stimulate the growth of beneficial probiotic bacteria in the gut), among other nutrient benefits. Recent studies suggest that beetroot juice's anti-inflammatory properties may help to boost muscle power and decrease exercise-induced muscle soreness.

The apple, ginger, carrot, and lemon juice round out the taste of this healing juice. Carrots, apples, and lemons have been shown to have antioxidant activity and ginger contains anti-inflammatory compounds called gingerols.

You'll need a juicer to make this recipe. The nutrition information for this recipe will vary depending on type of juicer used.


  • 1 beet root (green tops removed)
  • 2 large carrots
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 inch piece of ginger (peeled, optional)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)


  1. Wash the beet root, carrots, and apple thoroughly, especially if they aren’t organic. Use a natural produce wash if possible.

  2. Scrub the beets and carrots well.

  3. Remove the core and seeds of the apple.

  4. If necessary, cut the ingredients into smaller pieces so that they fit into the juicer. Be careful when handling beets — the juice stains everything, so wear gloves if necessary and protect your countertops.

  5. Turn on the juicer. Process the first three ingredients, one by one. Juice the ginger root, if you are using it.

  6. Stir in the lemon juice, if you are using it.

  7. Pour the juice into a glass. Drink immediately or store covered in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Stir before drinking. Enjoy!


Regular or excessive consumption of beet juice may not be appropriate for some people. For example, beets contain oxalic acid (which are also found naturally in spinach, swiss chard, watercress, parsley, nuts, and some fruits such as berries). People with or at risk for kidney stones and those with gout, rheumatoid arthritis, and some types of vulvodynia are usually advised to follow a reduced oxalic acid diet. Also, beet juice should be avoided by some people with gallbladder conditions and juice, in general, may not be appropriate for people with diabetes. It's a good idea to consult your healthcare provider before beginning any new eating plan.

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  1. Clifford T, Berntzen B, Davison GW, West DJ, Howatson G, Stevenson EJ. Effects of Beetroot Juice on Recovery of Muscle Function and Performance between Bouts of Repeated Sprint Exercise. Nutrients. 2016;8(8) doi:10.3390/nu8080506

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