Tiger Nut Horchata

Made from tiger nuts, this beverage is sweet, creamy and refreshing. It’s also packed with health benefits
Tiger nuts

Nuts.com

“If you like rice-based Mexican horchata, I know you’ll appreciate this Spanish-style version just as much. I always drink it when I go back home to Spain. Made from tiger nuts, this beverage is sweet, creamy and refreshing. It’s also packed with health benefits from its key ingredient.”

Recipe published with permission courtesy of Nuts.com. Orgininal recipe by Miryam Quinn Doblas, Registered Dietitian (RD). Miryam shares her passion for nutrition and healthy eating on her website, Eat Good 4 Life.

4
Servings
367
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup tiger nuts, soaked overnight
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 5-6 cups filtered water + additional water for soaking
  • 3 tbsp sugar

Directions

Place tiger nuts and cinnamon stick in a large bowl and soak overnight.

Drain the tiger nuts and cinnamon stick, and discard the water. Then transfer the tiger nuts and cinnamon to a blender or food processor. Add the sugar and new filtered water, and blend until you obtain a smooth mixture.

Pour the milk mixture inside a nut milk bag and squeeze all the milk out. Transfer milk to a large glass container and refrigerate until ready to drink.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
31g
44%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Carbohydrate, by difference
19g
15%
Protein
8g
17%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Calcium, Ca
53mg
5%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
33µg
8%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
126mg
39%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
229mg
33%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
13mg
1%
Water
2g
0%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Nut Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Nut Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.