Banana Mate "Tea" Smoothie Recipe

Close up of banana smoothie
Use different juices or "milks" (soymilk, almond milk, cashew milk, etc.) to vary this recipe from week to week. Image Studios/Getty Images
  • 8 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 3 mins
  • Yield: Makes one serving
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This caffeine-filled yerba mate "tea" smoothie is a tropical blend of cold-brewed yerba mate, banana and other ingredients. It's especially easy to make in the morning if you cold-brew your yerba mate overnight.

What You'll Need

How to Make It

  1. Break the peeled, frozen banana into a few pieces.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a blender.
  3. Blend until smooth, adding more liquid if needed.
  4. Serve immediately.