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2 lbs of fruit and veg pulp .

Paprikaboy Oct 13, 2012 06:09 AM

My better half has just come back from our local smoothie place with 2lbs of fruit and veg pulp.
Not sure what I can make with this.
Cakes or muffins maybe?
A challenged has been issued to make the best thing tomorrow afternoon.
Ideas gratefully received.


  1. tcamp Oct 15, 2012 07:08 AM

    So, what did you do?

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    1. re: tcamp
      Paprikaboy Oct 15, 2012 09:23 AM

      I daren't look in the bag at first.
      Once I did I turned to my better half and said that we're not reallly gonna make anything with this are we?
      So I dumped it in the compost and whipped up pancakes with a a compote from frozen mixed berries I found in the freezer.

      Thanks for all the responses it was a lost cause really.
      The smoothie place is quite new and they're a bit a bit disorganized but they said they were going to get the composting situation sorted so hopefully no more presents in future!

    2. b
      blinknoodle Oct 14, 2012 07:43 AM

      Juice pulp crackers are great!

      1. ipsedixit Oct 13, 2012 12:27 PM

        2 lbs of pulp?

        Can you take a picture? I'm just dying of curiosity to know what 2 lbs of veg/fruit pulp looks like.

        1. s
          shallots Oct 13, 2012 09:23 AM


          Or make a general purpose jam to use on tortes, or dilute it for a syrup.

          1. m
            mariars Oct 13, 2012 07:05 AM

            I just re read the post, is it all mixed up?? If so, I have no idea what to make with it! Lol

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            1. re: mariars
              Paprikaboy Oct 13, 2012 08:40 AM

              Yep. It's all mixed up.
              Fennel, cucumber, ginger, mango, kiwi, apple, broccoli, strawberry and probably other stuff as well.

              1. re: Paprikaboy
                greygarious Oct 13, 2012 10:36 AM

                You'll need to taste it first. It may not be suitable other than as fertilizer. Seeds may be a problem. If it tastes okay, my thought would be to add water, boil it for a while, then pass through a food mill. Boil the resulting liquid into a syrup and from there, make either a jelly, jello salad mold, barbecue sauce, or salad dressing.

            2. m
              mariars Oct 13, 2012 07:03 AM

              What about a fruit leather with the fruit pulp, and some fruit juice, or yes, quick breads. Or a fruit syrup to put over ice cream, or yogurt, or pancakes. You could even add the fruit pulp yo regular jam, and use it to make a bar(like those apricot jam bars). For the veg pulp, sautee it with onions, and garlic(a cup or so of pulp), & butter, evoo, and add it to cooked rice. Or use some of it in a pasta sauce. Or make a veggie lasagna.:) and can add some to meatballs.

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              1. re: mariars
                geekmom Oct 13, 2012 07:10 AM

                My juicer came with a little booklet with some recipes for using up the leftover pulp after you make vegetable juice. Here is a link to the booklet as a PDF; the recipes start on p 38. You will have to play with them a bit since you can't control the actual fruit & veg content of the pulp, but it should be a good starting point. http://www.breville.ca/media/mediaappearance/4556/JE98XL.pdf

                And here is a very promising recipe for a sweet bread made from whatever pulp is left in your juicer http://www.hillbillyhousewife.com/jui...
                A friend of mine makes little muffins from her juicer pulp, mixed with eggs and flour - she totally wings it on the content, and they often don't rise but they're very yummy.

              2. c
                calliope_nh Oct 13, 2012 07:02 AM

                I would taste to see what seasoning would work and try it in a banana or zucchini type bread recipe.

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