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How To Brew Yerba Mate Tea | Yerba Montana 2017-10-16T13:25:02+00:00

HOW TO BREW YERBA MATE TEA

Something we love about yerba is it versatility.  It can be prepared in the place of virtually any tea or coffee recipe.  Recommended steep time for a french press, tea ball or bag is five minutes.

Mate is also recommended to brew at about 180 degrees Fahrenheit.  Here are some examples of various Yerba Mate preparations.  From a cold-brew iced mate, traditional Argentine style or a mate latte.

QUICK & EASY RECIPES

Looking for delicious new ways to prepare your Mate? Explore some of our unique recipes that are quick and easy to make! When you only have a few minutes to prepare a fresh cup of Yerba, these recipes will come in handy…

Coffee Machine Yerba Mate Recipe

YOU’LL NEED:

  • 1.5 tbsp Yerba Tea
  • Ginger
  • Orange Peel
  • Mint Leaves

HOW TO:

Run water through your machine a couple times and clean well to get rid of any residual flavors. Use about 1.5 tablespoons per cup of water (You can also try orange peel, ginger or mint while brewing). Press start to begin brewing. Lastly, add your favorite sweetener or drink plain.

For iced mate, use 2 tablespoons of yerba per cup of water, add sweetener and/or flavor and pour over ice.

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4-Cup French Press Yerba Mate Recipe

YOU’LL NEED:

  • 5 tbsp Yerba Mate Loose Leaf
  • Ginger
  • Mint Leaves
  • Citrus

HOW TO:

Put five tablespoons of yerba mate into the Press. (Add grated ginger, mint leaves, citrus to flavor mate’). Then put just enough cold water in the French press to wet the yerba (about 3 tablespoons).   *This will helps preserve nutrients and make mate’ less bitter.  You can also try orange peel, ginger, mint or whatever sounds good to the tea before brewing.

Add hot water (about 180 degrees).  *Water that is too hot can also damage nutrients and make mate’ bitter.  (You can either boil water and let it sit five minutes or just take off the heat when it starts to steam and release small bubbles). Let sit five minutes, press and add your favorite sweetener or drink plain. For iced mate, add an extra tablespoon of mate, add sweetener and/or flavor and pour over a full cup of ice.

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