Yerba Mate Latte Recipe

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Prep: 3 mins
Cook: 6 mins
Total: 9 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Yield: 1 drink
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
44 Calories
1g Fat
6g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 44
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 26mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 56mg 4%
Iron 0mg 0%
Potassium 62mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This yerba mate latte recipe uses whole milk and sugar for a rich texture and full flavor. Variations include vegan yerba mate lattes and honey yerba mate lattes.


  • 5 ounces simmering water

  • 3 tablespoons whole milk

  • 1 tablespoon loose-leaf yerba mate

  • Sugar, or vanilla sugar, to taste

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine the simmering water and the whole milk.

  2. Place the yerba mate into an in-cup infuser. Place the infuser into a mug and slowly pour the liquid over it, allowing the liquid to seep in as you would when using a manual ​drip coffee filter.

  3. Brew for 4 to 6 minutes, depending on desired strength.

  4. Add sugar to taste.

  5. Stir with a spoon, or froth with a frother for a more latte-like texture.