Icy Ginger Yerba Mate Recipe

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Cook Healthy and QuickTraditionally, South American yerba mate is served in a gourd cup, sipped through a bombilla straw, and passed from guest to guest. Here is an easy iced version with a little zing from ginger and honey.

  • Yield: 2 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 5 Minutes


  • 2 tbsp yerba mate leaves
  • ½ tsp grated ginger
  • 2 cups water heated to 195°F (90°C)
  • 1 tsp honey
  • ice cubes
How to Make It
  1. Place the leaves and ginger in a teapot. Add the hot water and steep for 5 minutes.
  2. Strain into a glass pitcher. Add the honey and stir. Leave to cool, then chill in the refrigerator. Pour into two tumblers and add the ice cubes.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Nutritional Value Per Serving
12 kcal
Calories from Fat:
0 kcal
% Daily Value*
Trans Fat
0.0 g
3 g
3 g
* Above mentioned %DVs (Percent Daily Values) are based on 2,000 calorie food intake.

DVs (Daily values) may be vary depending upon individuals daily calorie needs. Above nutritional values are estimates and should only be used as a guide for approximation. They are not allfoodchef.com recommendations. Calculations are based on average weight of 194 lbs. and ages of 19 to 50 years.

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