Naturally Green Shamrock Shake - ice cream shake made with fresh mint. Great way to avoid food dyes while celebrating the Irish holiday.
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Naturally Green Shamrock Shake

Creamy, minty Shamrock Shake made with vanilla bean ice cream, mint leaves, no food coloring, and no added sugar.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Beverages
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 1-cup servings
Calories: 316cal
Author: Amanda Formaro



  • 10-15 fresh mint leaves
  • 3/4 cup 1% milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups vanilla bean ice cream
  • optional pure mint or peppermint extract
  • optional whipped cream


  • In a high speed blender, combine and blend mint leaves, milk, and vanilla, until leaves are pureed and a light green color develops. (note: feel free to add more mint leaves for color and flavor)
  • Add ice cream; pulse until thoroughly combined
  • Before adding mint flavoring, taste the shake to see if it’s minty enough for your liking. if not, add a few drops of mint flavoring as needed.
  • Serve in a chilled glass; top with whipped cream (optional).



Serving: 1cup | Calories: 316cal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 146mg | Potassium: 423mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 2.4mg | Calcium: 292mg | Iron: 0.4mg