Chá mate gelado com limão

Iced lemon mate tea

 

"Chá mate" (Mate tea) is a popular drink in Brazil. It can be served hot, cold, pure, with milk, lemon or fruit juice like passion fruit or pineapple juice.

 

Ingredientes: Ingredients:
chá mate (tostado) (toasted) mate tea
rodelas de limão ou suco de limão lemon slices or lemon juice
açúcar a gosto sugar to taste
pedras de gelo ice cubes
Modo de fazer: Preparation:
1. Prepare uma jarra de chá mate de acordo com a instrução no pacote. 1. Prepare a jug of mate tea according to the directions on the package.
2. Deixe o chá esfriar e coloque-o na geladeira. 2. Let the tea cool down and put it in the fridge.
3. Adicione algumas rodelas de limão e açúcar a gosto. 3. Add some lemon slices and sugar to taste.  
4. Adicione algumas pedras gelo e sirva. 4. Add some ice cubes and serve.

Remarks:

 

  • You can find "chá mate tostado" (toasted mate tea) in Brazilian supermarkets and grocery stores.
  • Green mate tea can be found in health food stores, but it's different from the toasted mate tea.
  • "Chá mate" is the Brazilian version of black tea and it is usually served hot with milk and sugar and some cookies in the afternoon.
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