Yerba Mate Recipe

Yerba Mate Recipe
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Found in the rainforests of South America and related to the holly species, this tea can improve sleep, stall Alzheimer's dementia, and benefit the immune system while improving mental clarity and mood.

Read more about 12 Teas That Boost Your Mood

This is a recipe for yerba mate that works well if you do not have a traditional bombilla on hand.

 

 

2
Servings
152
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon yerba mate
  • 16 ounces water

Directions

Place yerba mate into the bottom of a french press. Bring water to just simmering (150 degrees), not boiling. Brew for 5 minutes.

You can add orange peel, mint leaves, or any other additions you desire. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
26g
20%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
291µg
42%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
179mg
18%
Choline, total
11mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
99µg
25%
Iron, Fe
13mg
72%
Magnesium, Mg
58mg
18%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
7mg
50%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
172mg
25%
Selenium, Se
11µg
20%
Sodium, Na
110mg
7%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
188g
7%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

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Recipe Cooking Tip

For healthy recipes, substitute butter for olive oil, and bake, broil, or grill instead of fry.