Horchata

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Serves

10

Horchata

Photo, Erik Putz.

Horchata, a dairy-free drink from Latin America that can give or ward off a chill, is tailor-made for unpredictable fall weather.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 cup blanched almonds
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground cardamom

Instructions

  • SOAK rice and almonds in water overnight.
  • ADD mixture to a blender with sugar. Blend on high for 5 min. Pour through a sieve lined with 3 layers of cheesecloth set over a bowl.
  • STIR in cardamom.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 163,
  • Protein
  • 4 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 23 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 7 mg.

Serving tip: Serve warm and sprinkle with pumpkin pie spice for a fun take on the PSL.

Serving tip: Pour over ice for a refreshing agua fresca.

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