Fresh Orange Juice Recipe

Fresh Orange Juice Recipe

This Fresh Orange Juice Recipe can be made 5 different ways! With a blender, electric juicer… and with more handy kitchen gadgets.

Plus, this homemade orange juice is just 39 calories, and can be made in just 1 minute!

Fresh Orange Juice Recipe

This article will make juicing oranges fun and accessible, no matter what equipment you have in your kitchen.

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And you can use your favorite oranges… make floridina orange juice from orange juice from Florida, or with California oranges. Or just use the oranges from your backyard tree.

This Fresh Orange Juice Recipe can be made 5 different ways for just 39 calories per glass!

Fresh Orange Juice Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make fresh orange juice recipes at home.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find 5 ways to make organic orange juice, the best orange juicers and more in the sections below.

Fresh Orange Juice Recipe

To make this recipe of orange juice easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin these recipes of orange juice to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, the best juicers for juicing oranges….

The Best Orange Juice Juicers

In the recipe card below you will learn how to make the freshest orange juice with equipment like blenders. However, this section will highlight juicers meant to juice citrus fruits.

In order of simplest (and least expensive) we have noted the best 5 juicers below… Our favorite is the Electric Citrus Juicer, but click each to see photos and price points to find the equipment that is best for you.

The Best Orange Juicers:

  1. Hand Squeezer
  2. Orange Squeezer
  3. Manual Citrus Press
  4. Electric Citrus Juicer 
  5. Juicing Machine

In the next section we will review how to make juiced orange recipes with all of these items… Plus more!

Up next, how to make the healthiest orange juice recipes 5 different ways…

How to Make Orange Juice

No matter what equipment you have, you can make homemade fresh squeezed orange juice!

Blenders, juicers, and even simple hand held juicer directions can be found below, and in the printable guide in the next section.

Fresh Orange Juice Recipe

How to Make a Orange Juice Recipe 5 Ways:

Electric Juicer Directions:

  1. Cut the 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 oranges (discarding the peel).
  2. Add the orange and water (1/4 cup per orange) to a blender.
  3. Blend the oranges and water 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 oranges, and place the cut orange halves (one at a time) over the electric squeezer, pressing down to extract the juice.
  2. Continue with all the halves of your oranges.
  3. If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Manual Hand Squeezer Directions:

  1. Halve the oranges.
  2. Starting with one orange 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 oranges.
  4. If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Manual Citrus Press Directions:

  1. Halve the 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.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a printable card for juicing oranges recipe 5 ways…

Fresh Orange Juice Recipe

This recipe for orange juice can be made with whatever equipment you have on hand (plus with the best orange juicers in the section above.)

In the next section we will review orange juice nutrition facts, and below that you’ll find recipes (like popsicles!) to use your fresh orange juice recipe in.

Fresh Orange Juice Recipe

How to Make Orange Juice 5 Ways

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Nothing beats Fresh Orange Juice… and in this recipe card you will learn how to make orange juice 5 ways.
No matter what equipment you have (yes even a blender) you can make fresh squeezed orange juice at home!
Special Tip: Freeze leftover orange juice in ice cube trays. They're great for smoothies, salad dressings, or as ice that won't water down your orange juice (or cocktails!)
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 0 mins
Course juice
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 39 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1-10 oranges washed

Instructions
 

Electric Juicer Directions:

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

Manual Hand Squeezer Directions:

  • Halve the 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 oranges.
  • If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.

Manual Citrus Press Directions:

  • Halve the 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
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Nutrition and Calories in Orange Juice Drinks

This nutrition information is based off the juice of one orange.

FAQ – Orange Juice Q&A

Which orange juice is the healthiest?

Fresh squeezed orange juice is the healthiest. Most store bought orange juices are packed with preservatives, additives, and extra sugar. Learn How to Make Orange Juice 5 Ways in this helpful article…

Is orange juice good for high blood pressure?

Orange juice is great for controlling blood pressure. With 172mg of potassium per 1 juiced orange, fresh squeezed orange juice is great for regulating blood pressure.

When should I drink orange juice?

The best time to drink orange juice is on an empty stomach, first thing in the morning. This will help your body better absorb all the nutrients Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice has (Try this recipe!)

Should water be added to orange juice?

If using a blender to make Fresh Orange Juice you will need to add 1/4 cup water per orange.
per orange) to a blender.
1. Peel and quarter the oranges (discarding the peel).
2. Add the 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.

How can I make orange juice?
How to Make Orange Juice 5 Ways:

Electric Juicer Directions:
1. Cut the 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 oranges (discarding the peel).
2. Add the 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 oranges, and place the cut orange halves (one at a time) over the electric squeezer, pressing down to extract the juice.
2. Continue with all the halves of your oranges.
3. If you want to remove excess pulp, strain the juice through a fine mesh strainer.
… more directions in this article.

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