Blood Orange Juice

Blood Orange Juice

Making Blood Orange Juice Recipe is easy and delicious and a fun way to enjoy the fruit when it’s in season!

I’ve supplied 5 different ways to juice a blood orange, so no matter what equipment you have, you can make homemade blood orange juice!

Blood Orange Juice

Blood oranges are also really good for you, and I have supplied the benefits of blood oranges just incase you need a nudge to enjoy more of them.

Blood Orange Juice

Blood Orange Benefits

Just like traditional oranges , blood oranges are really good for you and actually help boost weight loss!

Blood Orange Juice

Blood Oranges are in season February-March in the US and can be found at most grocery stores and farmers markets.

I love to drink blood orange juice alone when they are in season, but I also freeze cubes of the juice so I can enjoy it year around.

You can add the juice to smoothies, other juices like my Orange Carrot and Ginger Weight Loss Juice and even in cocktails like my Low Calorie Pomegranate Blood Orange Cocktail with Vodka.

How to Make Blood Orange Juice

You can use several different juicers to make this homemade juice recipe. All of the fun ways to juice a blood orange are below, and further down, a printable recipe card with the directions and ingredients.

Blood Orange Juice

How to Juice Blood Oranges 5 Ways:

Electric Juicer Directions:

  1. Cut the blood oranges into quarters.
  2. Add to the electric juicer and juice into a glass.
  3. If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Blender Directions:

  1. Peel and quarter the blood oranges (discarding the peel).
  2. Add the blood orange and water (1/4 cup per orange) to a blender.
  3. Blend until mostly smooth, then strain the fruit and juice through a fine mesh strainer to remove the thick pulp.

Electric Squeezer Directions:

  1. Halve the blood oranges, and place the cut blood orange halves (one at a time) over the electric squeezer, pressing down to extract the juice.
  2. Continue with all the halves of your blood oranges.
  3. If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Manual Hand Squeezer Directions:

  1. Halve the blood oranges.
  2. One halve at a time, push down and twist (at the same time) over a manual hand squeezer.
  3. Continue with all the halves of your blood oranges.
  4. If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Manual Citrus Press Directions:

  1. Halve the blood oranges.
  2. Add one halve at a time to the manual citrus press, and pull the lever down to press out the juice. Discard the halve and continue with the remaining halves.
  3. If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Blood Orange Juice Recipe

This juice can be used in many different recipes, or enjoyed alone. Here are some fun ways to use blood orange juice.

Blood Orange Juice

Blood Orange Juice

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Blood orange juice is great alone, and in other drinks (like the cocktail above!)
No matter what equipment you have (yes even a blender) you can make fresh squeezed blood orange juice at home!
Special Tip: Freeze leftover juice in ice cube trays. They're great for smoothies, salad dressings, or as ice that won't water down your drinks (or cocktails!)
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course juice
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 39 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1-10 blood oranges washed

Instructions
 

Electric Juicer Directions:

  • Cut the blood oranges into quarters.
  • Add to the electric juicer and juice into a glass.
  • If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Blender Directions:

  • Peel and quarter the blood oranges (discarding the peel).
  • Add the blood orange and water (1/4 cup per orange) to a blender.
  • Blend until mostly smooth, then strain the fruit and juice through a fine mesh strainer to remove the thick pulp.

Electric Squeezer Directions:

  • Halve the blood oranges, and place the cut blood orange halves (one at a time) over the electric squeezer, pressing down to extract the juice.
  • Continue with all the halves of your blood oranges.
  • If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Manual Hand Squeezer Directions:

  • Halve the blood oranges.
  • One halve at a time, push down and twist (at the same time) over a manual hand squeezer.
  • Continue with all the halves of your blood oranges.
  • If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Manual Citrus Press Directions:

  • Halve the blood oranges.
  • Add one halve at a time to the manual citrus press, and pull the lever down to press out the juice. Discard the halve and continue with the remaining halves.
  • If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Nutrition

Serving: 1orangeCalories: 39kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 0.6gFat: 0.2gSaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgPotassium: 172mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 7.2gCalcium: 1mgIron: 1mg
Keyword blood orange, juice, orange
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